Hanoi has been taking measures to cope with dengue fever with the aim of controlling the epidemic by November.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced that Vietnam has eliminated lymphatic filariasis as a public health problem.
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.
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.
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.
VOV.VN - Local officials announced Monday, August 14, that every ward in the national capital would be fogged as part of a concerted effort to rid the city of mosquitoes and the deadly dengue virus.
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.
VOV.VN - The capital city of Hanoi is reporting a dengue fever fatality in a man who lived in the district of Ha Dong, according to a statement by the city department of health on Wednesday, August 2.
As Vietnam continues to report rising numbers of dengue fever infections, experts warn that virus-carrying mosquitoes in the country may have developed a resistance to insecticides.
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.
With the increasing number of dengue fever patients in Hanoi and other major population centers across Vietnam, experts have pointed out a relationship between the disease and rapid urbanization.
VOV.VN - Dong Nai provincial health officials have unveiled that the number of cases of dengue fever since the beginning of the year has hit an alarming 450 with 42 separate outbreaks on record.
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).
The health sector of the central province of Khanh Hoa is stepping up measures to prevent Zika virus and dengue fever.
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.
Nine out of 83 people infected with the Zika virus in Ho Chi Minh City are pregnant, according to the municipal Preventive Medical Centre.
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.
A baby born with suspected microcephaly has been reported in Krong Buk district in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, according to the Health Ministry’s Department of Preventive Medicine.
The number of dengue fever cases increased in Ho Chi Minh City in the week from September 9-15 with 563 cases recorded.
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.