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HCM City has more Zika cases than any other in Vietnam

HCM City has more Zika cases than any other in Vietnam

VOV.VN - When the link between Zika virus and birth defects first made headlines in Vietnam at the end of last year, many immediately worried about how this might affect Ho Chi Minh City. Now they are worrying more.

One more Zika case reported in Ho Chi Minh City

One more Zika case reported in Ho Chi Minh City

A new case of Zika infection has just been recorded in Ho Chi Minh City, the fifth in the city so far, triggering concern that more Zika cases are likely to appear in the southern hub.

Vietnamese infant suspected to have Zika-caused microcephaly

Vietnamese infant suspected to have Zika-caused microcephaly

Vietnam may have become the second Asian country, following Thailand, to report a case of microcephaly due to Zika contraction, with a four-month-old girl in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak showing signs of the birth defect.

Prompt countermeasures needed to fight dengue fever

Prompt countermeasures needed to fight dengue fever

There is a risk of widespread dengue fever outbreak in Vietnam in the time ahead if no prompt actions are taken, said Dr. Phan Trong Lan, head of the Ho Chi Minh City-based Pasteur Institute.

Central Highlands step up efforts to curb dengue fever

Central Highlands step up efforts to curb dengue fever

Central Highlands provinces have been urged to increase efforts to curb the spread of dengue fever as the number of patients in the region has risen to 6,038, including four dead, a 15-fold increase from 2015.

Vietnam reports 260% rise in dengue infections

Vietnam reports 260% rise in dengue infections

Nearly 45,000 people came down with dengue fever across Vietnam in the first seven months, a 260% increase from a year ago, local media has reported, citing new data released by the health ministry.

Ministry of Health maintains high vigilance for Zika virus

Ministry of Health maintains high vigilance for Zika virus

Updated information on the latest development of Zika virus and response measures suitable with the situation was the focus of a meeting of the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) held by the Ministry of Health on May 1.

Zika virus yet to enter Vietnam

Zika virus yet to enter Vietnam

Vietnam has so far recorded no cases related to Zika virus, which is now affecting 54 countries and territories worldwide, the Ministry of Health’s Preventive Medicine Department announced on March 7.

Dengue fever drops in HCM City

Dengue fever drops in HCM City

The Preventive Health Centre in HCM City will continue its dengue-fever preventive programme this year as the city has seen a downward trend in the last two months.