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Interview with Dr Thi Hao Nguyen

in Case Studies: Dr Thi Hao Nguyen is an infectious disease doctor. She worked at the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases, a tertiary hospital for infectious disease, in Hanoi. She worked in the department…

Interview with Dr Le Dai Duong

in Case Studies: Doctor in the Geriatric and Palliative Care Ward and Education coordinator at the Palliative Care Department at the University Medical Centre, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Ho Chi Minh City…

Preventing pandemics

in Blogs: Could new strategies save money as well as lives?

Politics of epidemics

in Podcasts: We know that infectious disease outbreaks are caused by pathogens, but some would argue that they are also a biological manifestation of social inequality.

Using BMJ resources to provide better, safer, and more cost-effective care

in Case Studies: Case study with Dr Bui Minh Khoi at Thuy Nguyen District Hospital in Hai Phong.

Should we use fear in our public health messages about pandemics?

in Blogs: Influenza is a dangerous infectious disease that causes significant morbidity and mortality. Seasonal influenza can cause serious illness, and in the past pandemic influenza has caused widespread deaths.

Can we draw up the drawbridge and keep influenza out?

in Blogs: The 1918-19 influenza pandemic affected American Samoa and Western Samoa very differently. American Samoa was subject to quarantine during the pandemic and there were no deaths on the island. Western Samoa did not have a quarantine – it had a…
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