VOV.VN - Two more local people in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak have been diagnosed with bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheria as the outbreak is spreading in the region, the provincial Centre of Diseases Control said on July 12.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 8 sent a telegram to cities and provinces nationwide, requesting them to mobilise all resources to stamp out diphtheria, a contagious disease which has spread quickly in the community.
VOV.VN - Vietnam is to launch a large-scale vaccination campaign against diphtheria, starting on July 9, as the contagious disease is evolving in a complex manner in the Central Highlands, with a total of 65 infections, including three deaths.
VOV.VN - A village in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai has been isolated to prevent diphtheria from spreading throughout the community after 10 local villagers tested positive for the disease, including one fatality.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health has asked Central Highlands provinces to take urgent preventive measures against diphtheria after 34 local people have tested positive and three have died of the disease there.
VOV.VN - Doctors at 175 Military Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City said on June 25 they have been treating a patient infected with diphtheria, an serious infection that killed one person in Dak Nong province last week.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health has launched epidemiological investigations, introduced antibiotic therapy, and ordered additional vaccines following an outbreak of diphtheria in Dak Nong province in the Central Highlands of Vietnam.
Vietnamese doctors have identified diphtheria as the cause of at least three among a series of recent deaths at a poor mountainous village in the central province of Quang Nam.