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VD

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for North Vietnam prior to its reunification with South Vietnam. This was the code used in international transactions to and from North Vietnamese bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for North Vietnam. This was used as an international standard for shipping to North Vietnam.

In both cases, the code is obsolete.
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In the matter of how to treat venereal disease, the Liverpool Lock Hospital had the same policy as the other lock hospitals of the time.
According to the law, the subject of crime provided for by Part 1 of the Article 115 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic (the Article 121 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation) and respective Articles of the Criminal Codes of other Union Republics may be a person suffering from a venereal disease and aware of such disease.
Out of total 500 women the Venereal Disease Research Laboratory (VDRL) test was positive in 8 (1.6%) patients.
But penicillin did work "miracles" often enough that the drug proved to be a mitigating factor in the Army's failure to control the spread of venereal disease. In spite of the fact that VD rates were climbing, the widespread use of penicillin and other sulfa drugs significantly reduced days lost in line (470).
"In England," said Balfour-Kirk, "venereal diseases carry a social stigma which makes patients ashamed of their condition and reluctant to seek treatment early enough or persist in it for long enough to render them harmless to others.
The knowledge requirement is the key issue when pursuing a case of tortious infliction of a venereal disease.
There is no limitation on care for socially unacceptable behavior (alcohol, venereal disease).
But there is no "prestige" for the woman who is infected with venereal disease. As the American Social Health Association (ASH) notes in its pamphlet Women and VD, for her there is a dilemma:
"The evidence keeps accumulating that a progenitor of syphilis came from the New World with Columbus' crew and rapidly evolved into the venereal disease that remains with us today," he noted.
She focuses on texts generated by prominent public figures debating such social issues as birth rate decline, venereal disease, town planning and urban reform movements, and rural settlement in the states of Victoria and New South Wales (homes, respectively, to the cities of Melbourne and Sydney).
Baylosis is one of 50 accused of multiple murder following the discovery of a mass grave in Leyte containing remains of those believed to be victims of 'Operation Venereal Disease' who were killed supposedly to purge the Communist Party of the Philippines/New People's Army of suspected military informers.
Ostensibly a discussion of congenital venereal disease, Ghosts also deals with the power of ingrained moral contamination to undermine the most determined idealism.