Research on a vaccine against dengue fever has been completed in Vietnam and the vaccine still needs ethical approval from the Ministry of Health before being popularized, according to the vaccine research group from the Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City.
VOV.VN - The central coastal city of Da Nang has set up mobile teams in the fight against the dengue fever epidemic with the number of cases continuing to rise due to a range of complicated developments.
VOV.VN - The south central province of Ninh Thuan has experienced a boom in the number of dengue fever cases in several places in six out of seven districts in the region, according to the provincial Department of Health.
VOV.VN - Localities across the country have been called upon to take necessary preventive measures to combat the spread of dengue fever and reduce the number of fatalities caused by the disease, said Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien during a conference in HCM City on July 19.
Vietnam has seen a surge in dengue fever with about 71,000 cases recorded in the first half of 2019, rising more than three-fold year on year, according to the Ministry of Health.
Ho Chi Minh City recorded five deaths due to dengue fever in the first six months of 2019, announced the municipal Preventive Medicine Centre on July 8.
Hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City are seeing more patients with dengue fever one month before the peak season for the disease.
Over 67,000 cases of dengue fever and three deaths were reported in the first five months of this year across the country, according to the latest report from the Ministry of Health.
VOV.VN - Over 67,000 cases of dengue fever were recorded nationwide, including three deaths until the end of May, three times more than the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Health.
The Mekong Delta has the highest rate of drowning in the country, particularly in Dong Thap province, where the number of deaths due to drowning is 10 times higher compared to that of dengue fever and hand, foot and mouth disease combined.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has recorded 57,880 cases of dengue fever since the beginning of the year, including three deaths, representing a 3.3 fold rise in comparison with the same period last year.
Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Health on May 11 launched a campaign on preventing and combating dengue fever in response to ASEAN Dengue Day (June 15).
VOV.VN -As many as 89 cases of measles have been recorded between April 19 and May 5 in the capital city of Hanoi, according to a report released on May 6 by the Hanoi Centre for Disease Control.
VOV.VN - The southern province of Binh Dinh has reported 2,670 separate cases of dengue fever since the beginning of the year, according to Nguyen Van Trung, deputy director of the provincial health department.
VOV.VN - The number of cases of dengue fever being reported in the southern province of Ba Ria Vung Tau saw a five-fold increase during the first quarter of the year in comparison to the same period last year, according to the provincial Preventive Medicine Centre.
The number of people hospitalised in Ho Chi Minh City with contagious diseases this year has sharply increased compared with the same period a year ago, according to the city’s Preventive Medicine Centre.
The UN Development Programme (UNDP), the World Health Organisation (WHO) and HR Wallingford company on March 19 launched a pioneering dengue forecasting system in Vietnam, hoping to curb the spread of this disease in the country.
New cases of communicable diseases in Ho Chi Minh City have gradually declined, but the figure stayed at a high level, said the municipal Preventive Medicine Centre.
The number of dengue fever cases in Ho Chi Minh City in the first seven weeks of 2019 surged by nearly 250 percent over the same period last year, reported the city’s Preventive Medicine Centre.
No epidemics broke out during the Tet (Vietnamese Lunar New Year) holiday from February 2-10, according to the Ministry of Health.