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HCM City sees strong rise in dengue fever cases

HCM City sees strong rise in dengue fever cases

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.

HCM City enhances use of IT for disease surveillance

HCM City enhances use of IT for disease surveillance

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.

Hanoi, HCM City focus on stamping out dengue fever

Hanoi, HCM City focus on stamping out dengue fever

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.

Japanese encephalitis returns to Hanoi

Japanese encephalitis returns to Hanoi

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.

HFM disease spreading in Lai Chau

HFM disease spreading in Lai Chau

(VOV) - Over the past two months, more than 50 children have been infected with hand-foot-mouth (HFM) disease in Lai Chau province.