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.
The Ministry of Health has urged people to take actions to prevent dengue fever amid increasing infections nationwide.
Hanoi has reported 669 cases of dengue fever this year, a rise of 26 percent year-on-year, announced the city’s Preventive Medicine Department.
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 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.
(VOV) - The country reported 41 new incidences of measles on May 12, bringing the total number of cases to 4,395 since the beginning of the year.
(VOV) - A senior Vietnamese health official has eased Hanoians’ worries about a recent A/H1N1 flu outbreak, saying it is seasonal flu and not as dangerous as expected.
(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 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).