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Four more COVID-19 cases confirmed in Vietnam

Four more COVID-19 cases confirmed in Vietnam

VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health on March 16 evening reported four new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, bringing the total number of infected patients in the country to 61.

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.

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.

Vietnam scrambles to prevent possible Ebola outbreak

Vietnam scrambles to prevent possible Ebola outbreak

(VOV) - Vietnam is scrambling to establish effective screening methods to cope with the Ebola epidemic by implementing standard laboratory diagnostic tests to detect the Ebola virus and ensure laboratory biosafety.

Lang Son confirms no H7N9 infection

Lang Son confirms no H7N9 infection

(VOV) -The National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) has recently quashed rumours about a possible outbreak of avian flu H7N9 in the northern border province of Lang Son.

Hepatitis B vaccination encouraged

Hepatitis B vaccination encouraged

(VOV) -The Hepatitis B vaccination programme will be maintained and infants should be vaccinated against the virus within 24 hours after being born, said the Ministry of Health.

Further investigation into three deaths after vaccination

Further investigation into three deaths after vaccination

(VOV) -National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) experts arrived at Huong Hoa district hospital in central Quang Tri province on July 22 to clarify why three local newborns died 10 minutes after being given hepatitis B vaccine.

Challenging tasks for preventive medicine

Challenging tasks for preventive medicine

(VOV) - The preventive healthcare sector aims to eradicate gastrointestinal and insect-borne diseases and effectively control epidemics and emerging illnesses in 2013.