The number of people hospitalised in Ho Chi Minh City with contagious diseases this year has sharply increased compared with the same period a year ago, according to the city’s Preventive Medicine Centre.
New cases of communicable diseases in Ho Chi Minh City have gradually declined, but the figure stayed at a high level, said the municipal Preventive Medicine Centre.
The number of dengue fever cases in Ho Chi Minh City in the first seven weeks of 2019 surged by nearly 250 percent over the same period last year, reported the city’s Preventive Medicine Centre.
VOV.VN - A child has died of hand-foot-mouth disease in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, according to the provincial Preventive Medicine Centre.
VOV.VN - A female patient infected with A/H1N1 flu has been discharged from hospital, according to Dak Lak’s provincial department of health.
Ho Chi Minh City will expand the use of geographic information system (GIS) technology this year for surveillance of infectious diseases, such as hand-foot-mouth, throughout the city after successfully piloting it for dengue fever, deputy director of the city’s Preventive Medicine Centre, said.
The capital city of Hanoi has been taking efforts to stamp out the dengue fever outbreak which has plagued the city in recent months, with nearly 15,400 cases reported in 12 districts so far this year.
As many as six more cases of Japanese encephalitis (JE) have been reported in Hanoi over the past week, raising the total cases to nine, the city’s Preventive Medicine Centre announced on June 29.
No case suspected of carrying Zika virus has been detected in District 7, HCM City, since a Republic of Korea (RoK) woman was found with Zika virus on her return home from the city.
(VOV) - Over the past two months, more than 50 children have been infected with hand-foot-mouth (HFM) disease in Lai Chau province.
The number of people infected with dengue fever and hand-foot-mouth (HFM) disease in Ho Chi Minh City has been increasing.