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COVID-19: The nation records no new cases in a single day

COVID-19: The nation records no new cases in a single day

VOV.VN - Vietnam reported no fresh cases of COVID-19 in a single day (April 25), keeping the total infections at 270, while five further patients received a discharge after making a complete recovery, according to the Ministry of Health.

African swine fever continues to spread

African swine fever continues to spread

African swine fever has been reported in two new provinces - the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak and the southern province of Ca Mau, raising the total number of localities affected by the virus to 46.

Vietnam keeps eyes peeled for WannaCry ransomware

Vietnam keeps eyes peeled for WannaCry ransomware

The spread of WannaCry ransomware has been wreaking havoc in nearly 100 countries across the world since May 13. Aware of its danger and high affectability, Vietnamese businesses and agencies have taken various protection measures to guard against the ransomeware.

Dak Lak: bird flu forces cull of 3,565 poultry

Dak Lak: bird flu forces cull of 3,565 poultry

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak and relevant authorities destroyed 3,475 ducks and 90 chickens infected with the A/H5N1 virus.

HCM City steps up screening for Zika virus

HCM City steps up screening for Zika virus

Ho Chi Minh City is offering more advice and tests for pregnant women amidst fear of the Zika virus, with 17 cases reported in the southern city by October 31.

Two more Zika cases confirmed in Vietnam

Two more Zika cases confirmed in Vietnam

VOV.VN - Two more Zika cases have been reported in Ho Chi Minh City, bringing the total number of confirmed cases this year to seven as of October 15, the Ministry of Health has reported.

Philippines confirms three new Zika cases

Philippines confirms three new Zika cases

The Philippine Ministry of Health has confirmed three new cases of Zika virus, bringing the number of locally-transmitted Zika virus to 12 cases this year, including a pregnant woman.

Ministry of Public Health steps up measures against Zika

Ministry of Public Health steps up measures against Zika

The Ministry of Public Health has instructed all provincial public health departments nationwide to be vigilant against Zika virus. A Zika patient must be diagnosed immediately in order to prevent the virus from spreading.

Vietnam adds three new vaccines

Vietnam adds three new vaccines

Vaccines against pneumonia, diarrhoea and the HPV virus that causes cervical cancer will be added to the national immunisation programme, with support from the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation.

Khanh Hoa urges travel firms to help prevent Zika spreading

Khanh Hoa urges travel firms to help prevent Zika spreading

The Khanh Hoa Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism is calling for local travel companies to lend a helping hand to preventing the spread of the Zika virus after a 64-year-old woman in Nha Trang City was found to contract the virus on April 5.

Localities brace for Zika virus

Localities brace for Zika virus

Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long has asked the central province of Binh Thuan to raise its alert level for Zika virus, in order to have suitable countermeasures in place.

No Zika cases found in Vietnam as of March 18

No Zika cases found in Vietnam as of March 18

More than 200 samples collected from many localities across the nation were tested negative for Zika virus, which is worrying many countries all over the world, the General Department of Preventive Medicine announced on March 19.