VOV.VN -A further eight children, aged between one and 12, have tested positive for diphtheria bacteria, according to a statement made by the Department of Health in the central province of Quang Tri.
VOV.VN - The Central Highlands province of Dak Lak has recently been grappling with the complicated developments of the diphtheria outbreak and new COVID-19 cases, forcing the medical sector to redouble effort to contain the epidemics.
VOV.VN -The Department of Health in Kon Tum confirmed the detection of yet another diphtheria case in Tan Lap commune of Kon Ray district on July 18, raising the total number of outbreaks throughout the province to five.
VOV.VN -The Department of Health in Gia Lai province reported the detection of a new diphtheria case on July 12 after a three-year-old child living in Bok Rei village of Dak Smei commune in Dak Doa district was diagnosed with bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheria.
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 - In a period of just over a month the Central Highlands has recorded 36 positive diphtheria cases, including three fatalities, with each of the individuals injected confirmed to be from various ages and among people who had previously received a preventive vaccine.
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.
A seven-year-old girl in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak has become the first victim of diphtheria this year.
Medical experts are warning against what they see as an anti-vaccine campaign that is being waged on social media.
Central provinces have been urged to prioritise disease prevention work during the flood season which has just set in.
A diphtheria outbreak has officially been announced at the district level in the southern province of Binh Phuoc.
Around 49,000 doses of the 6-in-1 vaccine will be available in Vietnam in 2016, the Drug Administration of Vietnam (DAV) under the Ministry of Health said on November 12.
The Ministry of Health has warned about the risk of diphtheria outbreaks spreading from Laos through the border area into Vietnam.
Six-in-one vaccines aren't available and the shortage should last until next year, Ministry of Health's Preventive Medicine Department Head Tran Dac Phu said on August 4.
A recent diphtheria outbreak in Central Quang Nam province has been successfully contained with no new cases reported and those who had suffered from the disease recovered.