Ho Chi Minh City records one more monkeypox case

Ho Chi Minh City records one more monkeypox case

Ho Chi Minh City health sector today announced to detect one more case of monkeypox. The patient was immediately taken to the Hospital for Tropical Diseases for isolation, diagnosis and treatment by a medical quarantine officer as soon as the patient got off the plane.
Vietnam’s first monkeypox patient completely cured

Vietnam’s first monkeypox patient completely cured

Amid the growing concerns over monkeypox, a Vietnamese woman who was Vietnam's first patient infected with the virus, has recovered from the disease. The 35-year old was being treated at Ho Chi Minh City-based Hospital for Tropical Diseases.

 

 

Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Lien Huong chaired the urgent meeting for preventative measures against monkeypox.

Vietnam preparing for combat against monkeypox

The Health Ministry yesterday held an urgent online meeting with functional agencies to discuss possible measures for monkeypox prevention and control, right after WHO declared rapidly spreading monkeypox outbreak a global health emergency.

Hands of a patient with monkeypox in 1997 (Source: straitstimes.com)

Singapore detects first case of rare monkeypox

Singaporean Ministry of Health (MOH) announced on May 9 that it has detected the first case of monkeypox, with the patient identified as a 38-year-old Nigerian who arrived in Singapore in late last month.