VOV.VN - Local officials announced Monday, August 14, that every ward in the national capital would be fogged as part of a concerted effort to rid the city of mosquitoes and the deadly dengue virus.
VOV.VN - Thousands of residents of Hanoi have been struck by dengue fever over recent weeks, putting medical services under strain as they struggle to combat the potentially lethal disease.
VOV.VN - City of Hanoi workers were out in full force in the wee morning hours of Friday, August 11, spraying a thin mist of insecticide in wards throughout the capital to kill mosquitoes and larvae as part of their effort to eradicate the dengue virus.
Nearly 5,000 additional cases of dengue fever have been detected in Hanoi within the last two weeks, including six fatal ones.
VOV.VN - Officials at the Centre for Preventive Medicine announced Thursday, August 10, that the dengue fever virus is no longer being locally transmitted in large swaths of the capital city of Hanoi.
Hospitals across Hanoi are at full capacity treating dengue fever patients.
A working team from the Ministry of Health led by Vice Director of the Preventive Medicine Department Dang Quang Tan inspected the prevention and control of dengue fever in the central city of Da Nang on August 4.
VOV.VN - The Ha Nam Province People’s Committee declared a state of emergency on Thursday, August 3, to deal with a growing outbreak of dengue fever, spread by infected mosquitoes, with 100 cases confirmed year-to-date.
VOV.VN - The capital city of Hanoi is reporting a dengue fever fatality in a man who lived in the district of Ha Dong, according to a statement by the city department of health on Wednesday, August 2.
Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are in a battle against a dengue fever epidemic that has already affected tens of thousands of people across the country.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc ordered local authorities to raise awareness of the dengue fever outbreak and urge citizens to destroy mosquitoes and larva.
As Vietnam continues to report rising numbers of dengue fever infections, experts warn that virus-carrying mosquitoes in the country may have developed a resistance to insecticides.
Drastic and synchronous measures are needed to control dengue fever outbreak in Vietnam, heard a teleconference on July 24.
Dengue fever cases in the Mekong Delta increased by 125% in the first 15 days of July 2017 compared with the same period last year.
VOV.VN - A crisis is rapidly unfolding in Vietnam as the number of people killed by the dengue outbreak in the Southeast Asian country has now reached 15, says the Ministry of Health.
Over 50,000 dengue fever cases have been reported nationwide, with 15 deaths so far this year, according to the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases.
VOV.VN - Hanoi has reported an additional 1,200 cases of dengue fever from July 10 to 17, reported the City Department of Health.
VOV.VN - Efforts to stop mosquitoes from spreading dengue fever throughout Vietnam have failed to keep the country from one of its biggest outbreaks in decades, say some health officials.
Ho Chi Minh City needs to monitor infectious diseases and take measures to prevent cross-infections, avoiding a large-scale outbreak, a health official has said.
VOV.VN - Ho Chi Minh City officials have declared a health emergency following reports of a spike in the number of reported cases of dengue and three deaths year-to-date from of the mosquito-borne disease.