A more effective vaccination campaign might have avoided the crisis, it says.
Amnesty International says Hanoi should free scores still jailed.
The freedom for a pro-democracy activist and a blogger comes prior to completion of their full sentences.
Rights lawyer Cu Huy Ha Vu is 'now a free man,' according to a US lawmaker.
Dinh Dang Dinh passed away 'in peace' at his family's home, his daughter says.
She will appeal the verdict for her husband’s convicted killers.
He demands tough punishments for police accused of killing an interrogation subject.
His wife says the decision on the landmark case had been expected.
Nguyen Huu Cau receives an amnesty from President Truong Tan Sang.
But the order comes too late to help his chances of survival, his family says.
The punishment is part of a crackdown on Hmong supporters of a funeral reform program.
Rights groups slam the government's drive to suppress online criticism of its policies.
Charges were tied to the ethnic minority group's rejection of government aid.
Petition calls on the government to acknowledge the 'sacrifices' of the fallen.
They refuse to sign statements given to police over charges faced by blogger.
Van Giang residents call for a full investigation into a crackdown.
They are blocked from visiting them and fear for their health.
Truong Duy Nhat slams his conviction as a blow to freedom of expression.
Nguyen Bac Truyen is assaulted on his way to press for the release of fellow activists.