It is likely the new outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic originated initially in central Da Nang city, and in the coming days more data will be monitored, updated and analysed for official confirmation, experts have said.
VOV.VN - The National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control has agreed to pause the reopening of the international tourism market at the current time due to the risk of the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) remaining high amid complicated developments relating to the pandemic globally.
VOV.VN - Vietnam continued to report no new cases of the novel coronavirus in its April 21 evening update, keeping its cumulative tally at 268 cases with no deaths.
Experts have warned that so-called anti-virus cards advertised online offer no protection against the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2).
The Health Ministry has advised people to avoid crowded places unless absolutely necessary as a safety measure against the deadly new coronavirus.
VOV.VN - The number of dengue fever cases has continued to rise throughout Vietnam in recent weeks as the epidemic is predicted to undergo a number of complicated developments in the near future, according to the Ministry of Health.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) will continue to use the ComBE Five vaccine in a national expanded immunisation programme (EIP), a senior official said.
The prevention and treatment of winter-spring diseases should be implemented effectively and synchronically, Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said at a teleconference on January 4.
Another vaccination centre was launched in Ho Chi Minh City’s Phu Nhuan district on December 6, aiming to meet the increasing demand of immunization of local people.
VOV.VN - Thirty four children in Hanoi are reported to contract measles in the last two months, including one death and the infectious cases tend to increase in the time ahead, according to the Ministry of Health.
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 issued a warning that the current season, when students gather for the new school year, is the time when the number of hand-foot-mouth disease cases among children is on the rise.
The number of new dengue fever cases in Hanoi has dropped in the recent two weeks but is still high, heard a meeting of the Steering Committee on Epidemics Prevention and Control in Hanoi on August 25.
Drastic and synchronous measures are needed to control dengue fever outbreak in Vietnam, heard a teleconference on July 24.
Ho Chi Minh City needs to monitor infectious diseases and take measures to prevent cross-infections, avoiding a large-scale outbreak, a health official has said.
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.
VOV.VN - The Pasteur Institute has reported more locally acquired Zika virus cases in Ho Chi Minh City, as top health officials announce plans to keep the battle against the virus going.
A Vietnamese woman, 40, was diagnosed with Zika virus while travelling in Japan, according to the General Department of Preventive Medicine under the Vietnamese Ministry of Health.
The Ministry of Health issued a public warning on December 21 regarding the so-called imported vaccine, whose origin and quality it was not able to verify.
The Ministry of Health has reported 44,000 cases of hand-foot-mouth disease nationwide this year, including five fatalities, all in the south.