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Dengue fever cases nationwide fall

Dengue fever cases nationwide fall

Most localities nationwide have reported declines in dengue fever cases in the past four weeks, said Tran Dac Phu, Director of the Health Ministry’s Preventive Medicine Department, on September 14.

Vietnam actively copes with potential epidemics

Vietnam actively copes with potential epidemics

The epidemics abroad are likely to break out in Vietnam unless preventive measures are taken, head of the Health Ministry’s Preventive Medicine Department Tran Dac Phu warned at a seminar in Hanoi on February 15 to launch tasks against epidemic infection in the north.

Vietnam records no case of Zika virus fever

Vietnam records no case of Zika virus fever

Vietnam has no case of Zika fever so far, but there is a high risk that the virus may enter and spread in the country, as it has been recorded in several other Southeast Asian nations, the Preventive Medicine Department said on January 12.

WHO says Quinvaxem vaccine safe to use

WHO says Quinvaxem vaccine safe to use

(VOV) -The “5 in 1” Quinvaxem vaccine—suspected of playing a role in the recent deaths of some child recipients—is safe to use.

Infectious diseases remain worrisome

Infectious diseases remain worrisome

Infectious diseases such as dengue fever, hand-foot-mouth (HFM), bizarre skin and HIV are still complex in the first haft of this year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).