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Localities take measures to ensure safe high school exam

Localities take measures to ensure safe high school exam

Implementing directions of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and the Ministry of Education and Training, localities are carrying out measures to ensure a safe national high school graduation exam, which is scheduled for August 8-10 across the country, except in regions with ongoing outbreaks such as the hot spots: Da Nang city and Quang Nam province.

Hanoi downgraded from high-risk group in COVID-19 classification

 Hanoi downgraded from high-risk group in COVID-19 classification

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed to change Hanoi’s classification as part of the high-risk group, deciding to downgrade the capital to place it among the medium-risk group from April 23, although some areas around Hanoi will remain in the high-risk group such as the districts of Me Linh and Thuong Tin.

Hanoi striving to get dengue fever under control in November

Hanoi striving to get dengue fever under control in November

VOV.VN -A total of 764 new cases of dengue fever were discovered in Hanoi between October 28 and November 3, a fall of six cases in comparison to the previous week, according to Nguyen Nhat Cam, director of the Hanoi Center for Disease Control.

Pork closely monitored in HCM City amid ASF outbreaks

Pork closely monitored in HCM City amid ASF outbreaks

Official agencies and distributors in Ho Chi Minh City have dispatched their quality management teams to major slaughtering facilities and wholesale markets to ensure that 100 percent of pork coming to the market is of good quality and without diseases, especially African swine flu (ASF).

Nearly 2.5 million pigs culled due to African swine fever

Nearly 2.5 million pigs culled due to African swine fever

The African swine fever (ASF) in pigs has appeared in 55 out of 63 provinces and centrally run cities in the country, forcing the cull of 2.5 million pigs, or 7.5 percent of the total pig stocks, it was reported at a conference on fighting the disease and restoring the pig farming industry on June 13.

African swine fever causes huge damage

African swine fever causes huge damage

VOV.VN - African swine fever have broken out in 52 localities across the country, causing an estimated VND3.6 trillion (US$154.8 million) in damage, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Outbreaks of African swine fever show signs of slowing down

Outbreaks of African swine fever show signs of slowing down

As of April 10, no new cases of African swine fever (ASF) had been reported in the 12 ASF-outbreak areas over the past 30 days, according to the Department of Animal Health under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Solutions to curb African swine fever discussed

Solutions to curb African swine fever discussed

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong chaired a meeting in Hanoi on March 14 to discuss solutions to curb and prevent further outbreaks of the African swine fever (ASF), which is developing and likely to spread wildly.

Flood-hit areas brace for diseases

Flood-hit areas brace for diseases

The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health warned on October 17 that flooding and rains in central and northern provinces could trigger disease outbreaks.