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People urged to get vaccine against tetanus

People urged to get vaccine against tetanus

Doctors from HCM City’s Hospital for Tropical Diseases advised people to vaccinate against tetanus as the hospital admitted 134 patients with the disease in the first four months of this year, accounting for nearly 50% of last year’s total.

UNICEF raises funds for Vietnamese children

(VOV) - The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) raised US$435,000 at a Zero Awards ceremony in HCM City on December 5 to support Vietnamese children.

Tetanus eliminated in Vietnam

Tetanus eliminated in Vietnam

(VOV) - The United Nations and its partners on May 15 announced that tetanus has been wiped out in more than 30 countries, including Vietnam, which previously had high rates of the illness.