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HCM City has more Zika cases than any other in Vietnam

HCM City has more Zika cases than any other in Vietnam

VOV.VN - When the link between Zika virus and birth defects first made headlines in Vietnam at the end of last year, many immediately worried about how this might affect Ho Chi Minh City. Now they are worrying more.

Zika on the rise in HCM City

Zika on the rise in HCM City

Another 11 Zika cases have been detected in Ho Chi Minh City, increasing the total number of cases in the city to 57, the southern city’s preventive medicine centre said on November 20.

Philippines reports 10 more Zika cases

Philippines reports 10 more Zika cases

The Philippines has recorded 10 more new Zika cases, bringing the total number of locally-transmitted cases to 33, according to its health department.

HCM City announces three more Zika cases

HCM City announces three more Zika cases

Ho Chi Minh City detected three new Zika virus infections, raising the total number of infections in the city to 38, announced the municipal Department of Health on November 14.

First Zika virus case reported in Long An province

First Zika virus case reported in Long An province

The first Zika virus infection in the southern province of Long An was announced by the provincial Health Department at a press conference on October 24, raising the total number of infections in the country to 11.

HCM City expands Zika virus monitoring network

HCM City expands Zika virus monitoring network

Ho Chi Minh City’s Health Department said it launched 15 more points for screening and detecting Zika virus infections in the context of increasing number of infections in the city.

Second mosquito-killing campaign launched

Second mosquito-killing campaign launched

The Health Ministry launched a mosquito-killing drive across the country on October 21 in the context of dengue fever spreading in central and southern regions and the discovery of the 7th infection of Zika virus.

Philippines reports two new Zika cases

Philippines reports two new Zika cases

The Philippine Health Ministry on October 14 reported two new cases of Zika virus infection, bringing the country’s total number of Zika virus infections to 17 this year.

Two new Zika cases found in southern region

Two new Zika cases found in southern region

Two people, one from Ho Chi Minh City and the other from neighbouring Binh Duong province, have been tested positive with Zika virus, according to the Department of Preventive Medicine (DPM) under the Ministry of Health.

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.