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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.

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.

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.

Dengue fever emergency declared in northern Vietnam

Dengue fever emergency declared in northern Vietnam

VOV.VN - The Ha Nam Province People’s Committee declared a state of emergency on Thursday, August 3, to deal with a growing outbreak of dengue fever, spread by infected mosquitoes, with 100 cases confirmed year-to-date.

Dengue fever cases in Hanoi up 400% in 2017

Dengue fever cases in Hanoi up 400% in 2017

VOV.VN - Hanoi health officials reported on June 25 that the capital city had experienced a dramatic increase in dengue fever cases this year to date compared to 2016, reported the Vietnam News Agency.

Climate change a major health concern for Vietnam

Climate change a major health concern for Vietnam

Climate change and abnormal weather conditions have strongly impacted people’s health, triggering disease outbreaks including recurrence of new epidemics, said the Ministry of Health (MoH).

HCM City using thermal foggers to kill mosquitoes

HCM City using thermal foggers to kill mosquitoes

The HCM City Preventive Health Centre is piloting the use of thermal foggers to kill mosquitoes, replacing the ultra-low volume (UTL) cold fogger, as the number of Zika incidences continues to increase.

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.

HCM City implements measures to control Zika virus

HCM City implements measures to control Zika virus

Ho Chi Minh City’s health authorities have implemented a number of measures to control Zika virus following a German woman, who lives in District 2, was diagnosed with the virus while traveling in Japan.