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JICA continues to deploy aid packages for Vietnamese hospitals

JICA continues to deploy aid packages for Vietnamese hospitals

VOV.VN - The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) presented its first batch of an aid package for Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City on June 3, with the donation containing 2,000 handbooks detailing the process of conducting infection control practice.

A close up of COVID-19 tests carried out in HCM City

A close up of COVID-19 tests carried out in HCM City

VOV.VN - Laboratory technicians working at the HCM City Hospital for Tropical Diseases have been working around the clock to provide urgent treatment for patients suspected of suffering from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, with health professionals testing approximately 1,000 samples each day.

Three new cases for novel coronavirus come from HCM City

Three new cases for novel coronavirus come from HCM City

VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health confirmed the discovery of three additional cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Ho Chi Minh City on March 23, raising the total number of infected cases nationwide to 121.

48th COVID-19 case in Vietnam has contact with 34th patient

48th COVID-19 case in Vietnam has contact with 34th patient

VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health on March 14 received information from the Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City regarding a patient's positive SARS-CoV-2 test result, who is a 31-year-old male patient residing in ward 14, district 10 in Ho Chi Minh City.

45th COVID-19 case comes from HCM City

45th COVID-19 case comes from HCM City

VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health on March 13 confirmed the 45th case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in Vietnam with the latest patient being a male who had previously come into close contact with the 34th COVID-19 patient.

Vietnam now has 6 units to test SARS-CoV-2

Vietnam now has 6 units to test SARS-CoV-2

The Ministry of Health on February 26 decided to allow the Hue Central Policlinic and the Ho Chi Minh City Hospital of Tropical Diseases to perform tests for SARS-CoV-2 that causes the ravaging acute respiratory disease (COVID-19).

Domestic, global focus needed to address public health issues

Domestic, global focus needed to address public health issues

A combination of various public health and preventive medicine specialties should be paid attention to at the domestic and international levels to protect people’s health amid emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases globally, Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son told a recent conference at the Pasteur Institute in HCM City.

Diarrhoea high in children without vaccine

Diarrhoea high in children without vaccine

From 2015 to July 2017, HCM City’s Pasteur Institute collected 2,220 samples from diarrhoea patients aged under five for rotavirus tests. The results showed more than 45% of samples were positive, Tuoi tre (Youth) newspaper reported.

Vietnam struggling with dengue fever outbreak

Vietnam struggling with dengue fever outbreak

VOV.VN - Efforts to stop mosquitoes from spreading dengue fever throughout Vietnam have failed to keep the country from one of its biggest outbreaks in decades, say some health officials.

More local Zika cases detected in HCM City

More local Zika cases detected in HCM City

VOV.VN - The Pasteur Institute has reported more locally acquired Zika virus cases in Ho Chi Minh City, as top health officials announce plans to keep the battle against the virus going.

First Zika virus case reported in Long An province

First Zika virus case reported in Long An province

The first Zika virus infection in the southern province of Long An was announced by the provincial Health Department at a press conference on October 24, raising the total number of infections in the country to 11.

Prompt countermeasures needed to fight dengue fever

Prompt countermeasures needed to fight dengue fever

There is a risk of widespread dengue fever outbreak in Vietnam in the time ahead if no prompt actions are taken, said Dr. Phan Trong Lan, head of the Ho Chi Minh City-based Pasteur Institute.

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.

First A/H1N1 death in Khanh Hoa province

First A/H1N1 death in Khanh Hoa province

(VOV) - Doctors at Khanh Hoa’s General Hospital confirmed on February 13 the first patient infected with the A/H1N1 influenza died on the same day.