Cold weather conducive to outbreaks of measles

Cold weather conducive to outbreaks of measles

Medical experts warned that unpredictable weather and increasing travelling during Tet holidays (the Lunar New Year) will be conducive to outbreaks of measles.

Health Ministry calls for people participation in fighting measles, HFM, dengue

Health Ministry calls for people participation in fighting measles, HFM, dengue

The Ministry of Health (MoH) and the People’s Committee in Hanoi launched a campaign to prevent measles, hand-foot-mouth (HFM) and dengue at Dich Vong Hau preschool yesterday with the participation of around 1,000 representatives from ministries, agencies and international organizations.
Peak season of dengue appears in Mekong delta

Peak season of dengue appears in Mekong delta

There were 45,600 cases of dengue nationwide in eight months and the disease killed 9 people, three of them are from the Mekong delta provinces of Ca Mau, An Giang and Tra Vinh, reported the health sector yesterday.

Some 181,054 dengue cases recorded nationwide

Some 181,054 dengue cases recorded nationwide

The Department of Clinical Management under the Ministry of Health today held a meeting in Ho Chi Minh City to review dengue treatment task in the South to actively cope with the epidemic and decrease the death toll when outbreak can turn into an epidemic spread across the country
 
Dengue costs two lives in Binh Phuoc Province

Dengue costs two lives in Binh Phuoc Province

The Department of Health in the southern province of Binh Phuoc today announced hospitals in the province reported two deaths following dengue fever induced complications, one case higher than same period last year.
 
Hanoi stresses with dengue as infections rise

Hanoi stresses with dengue as infections rise

Hanoi has recorded over 17,365 dengue infections with seven deaths since the beginning of the year, Deputy head of the Hanoi Department of Health Hoang Duc Hanh said.
 
People dispose of unwanted containers where water may gather (Photo: SGGP)

Drastic increase of Aedes mosquitoes

Dengue viruses are transmitted to humans through bites of infective female Aedes mosquitoes in urban environments which provide it with numerous oviposition sites to lay eggs