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Dengue fever sweeps across Quang Nam province

Dengue fever sweeps across Quang Nam province

VOV.VN - Bouts of dengue fever broke out in many localities across the Central province of Quang Nam with more than 2,480 cases being reported throughout 148 communes, wards and towns in the province so far.

HCM City sees sharp rise in dengue fever cases

HCM City sees sharp rise in dengue fever cases

The number of dengue fever cases in Ho Chi Minh City shot up by 125 percent in October compared to a year earlier and could rise further this month, the peak season, the Preventive Health Centre has warned.

Vaccination is key to outbreak prevention: experts

Vaccination is key to outbreak prevention: experts

Health experts have urged parents to have their babies fully vaccinated in order to create a barrier of immunisation for the whole community as several infectious diseases are raging across the country.

Hanoi still wary of dengue fever

Hanoi still wary of dengue fever

Dengue fever in Hanoi has dropped since last month, down 95.8% against the same period last year, but the risk of contracting the disease is still high, warned Dr Nguyen Nhat Cam, Director of the city’s Disease Control Centre.

Dengue fever cases in Hanoi fall 96.8%

Dengue fever cases in Hanoi fall 96.8%

Hanoi has reported 955 cases of dengue fever in 261 communes, wards and towns across its 30 districts from the outset of the year, a year-on-year decrease of 96.8%.

Dong Nai reports second death from dengue fever

Dong Nai reports second death from dengue fever

VOV.VN - A woman has died from dengue fever in Tam Hiep ward, Bien Hoa City, southern Dong Nai province, the second such fatality in the province this year, said Bach Thai Binh, director of the provincial Preventive Medicine Centre on September 8.

Da Nang steps up measures against dengue fever

Da Nang steps up measures against dengue fever

Residents in the central city of Da Nang should intensify measures against dengue fever as the rainy season has started, encouraging mosquito populations to grow, said a local doctor.

HCM City records first death to dengue fever in 2018

HCM City records first death to dengue fever in 2018

Ho Chi Minh City reported a year-on-year decrease of 36% in the number of dengue fever cases in the first seven months of 2018, however recently recording its first death caused by the disease this year.

Dengue fever claims one life in HCM City

Dengue fever claims one life in HCM City

VOV.VN - Although there has been a 36% decrease in the number of dengue fever cases in HCM City in the first seven months of 2018 compared to last year, one death has been reported in district 12 due to the epidemic, according to Dr Nguyen Tri Dung, director of HCM City’s Preventive Medicine Centre.

Can Tho city reels from dengue outbreak

Can Tho city reels from dengue outbreak

The Department of Health of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho said there have been 213 cases of dengue fever in the city this year and 60 hotspots.

Dengue outbreak risks remain despite fall in new cases

Dengue outbreak risks remain despite fall in new cases

Although the number of dengue fever cases in Vietnam in the first months of this year posted a year-on-year decrease of 41.4%, there remain numerous latent risks of the disease to break out, according to the Department of Preventive Medicine.

4 dengue fever fatalities so far this year

4 dengue fever fatalities so far this year

VOV.VN - There 20,522 dengue fever cases recorded across the country this year, resulting in four deaths in the provinces of Binh Duong, Binh Phuoc, Ca Mau and Khanh Hoa.

Vietnam records no Ebola virus infection

Vietnam records no Ebola virus infection

Vietnam has not recorded any Ebola infections to date, deputy head of the Health Ministry’s Preventive Medicine Department Dang Quang Tan has announced.

Hanoi posts lesser dengue fever cases

Hanoi posts lesser dengue fever cases

Hanoi recorded 95 people contracting dengue fever between the beginning of 2018 and May 13, much lower than the same period last year.

More anti-dengue mosquitoes released in Vietnam

More anti-dengue mosquitoes released in Vietnam

Mosquitoes infected with Wolbachia – a type of bacteria with the potential to prevent the spread of dengue fever –were released in Vinh Luong commune in the central province of Khanh Hoa’s Nha Trang city on March 6.

UK helps Vietnam forecast dengue fever epidemic

UK helps Vietnam forecast dengue fever epidemic

The UK Space Agency's International Partnership Programme (IPP) allocates GBP6 million for Vietnam to build an early warning system of dengue fever outbreaks, said UK Science Minister Sam Gyimah.