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Evaluation on dengue fever vaccine completes in Vietnam

Evaluation on dengue fever vaccine completes in Vietnam

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.

Localities urged to take drastic measures in fight against dengue fever

Localities urged to take drastic measures in fight against dengue fever

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.

Dengue fever spreads across country

Dengue fever spreads across country

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.

Hanoi in peak season for dengue fever

Hanoi in peak season for dengue fever

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.

Mekong Delta takes action to prevent drowning incidents

Mekong Delta takes action to prevent drowning incidents

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.

89 cases of measles recorded in Hanoi

89 cases of measles recorded in Hanoi

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.

Dengue fever cases on the rise in Binh Dinh

Dengue fever cases on the rise in Binh Dinh

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.

Sharp rise in dengue fever cases in Ba Ria Vung Tau

Sharp rise in dengue fever cases in Ba Ria Vung Tau

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.

UK-funded dengue forecasting system introduced in Vietnam

UK-funded dengue forecasting system introduced in Vietnam

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.

HCM City sees strong rise in dengue fever cases

HCM City sees strong rise in dengue fever cases

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.