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Can low sperm count have children?

My husband and I have been married for over a year but have no children. My test results are normal, my husband has low sperm count, can we have children? (Hoa, 29 years old, Hanoi). Reply: For men, having children or not depends a lot on the quality of sperm. If the sperm is healthy, […]

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Ho Chi Minh City uses the strategy of ‘remote interception’ to prevent severe F0 from dying

The current Covid-19 treatment strategy of the HCMC health sector is to deploy “remote interception”, with the goal of reducing hospitalization and death rates, in the context of increasing infections. Mr. Nguyen Hong Tam, deputy director in charge of the Ho Chi Minh City Center for Disease Control (HCDC), said this information at a press […]

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Expert: ‘Covid-19 drugs are a backup weapon for vaccines’

International experts hope the community understands the “prevention is better than cure” rule, stating that Covid-19 treatment drugs are only a preventive weapon for vaccines, not a “silver bullet” to repel the disease. A year after the Covid-19 vaccine offered hope to end the pandemic, scientists announced the results of testing two potential antiviral tablets, […]

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WHO shares free antibody testing technology

The World Health Organization (WHO) said that serology technology to detect Covid-19 antibodies will be provided royalty-free to low- and middle-income countries. Accordingly, on November 23, the Spanish Research Council (CSIC) and WHO reached an agreement to promote the production of serum antibody tests. The purpose of the agreement is to facilitate the rapid commercialization […]

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Psychological trauma in children who have lost loved ones during the pandemic

Ho Chi Minh CityThe Department of Psychology, Children’s Hospital 2, Ho Chi Minh City, recently received many children suffering from severe psychological trauma, depression, and insomnia after the sudden loss of their parents due to Covid-19. Master Mai Thi Nguyet, Department of Psychology, Children’s Hospital 2, Ho Chi Minh City, said that among the children, […]

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Severe warning sign F0 at home

SpO2 below 96%, increased breathing rate, rapid pulse, chest tightness, purple lips, inability to drink… are warning signs with F0 monitoring at home. Follow Guide to home health care packages for F0 people issued by the HCM City Department of Health on 11/23, F0 or carers should immediately notify the medical staff when F0 has […]