PM orders to enhance dengue prevention

PM orders to enhance dengue prevention

In his urgent dispatch on July 27, Vietnamese Prime Minister ordered the Ministry of Health to supervise and adopt measures against outbreaks of dengue and prepare full equipment, medication for treatment to minimize mortality rate.
Dengue patients have to stay in path in  the Tropical Disease Hospital in HCMC (PHoto: SGGP)

Early outbreak of dengue fever reported nationwide

As the development of dengue is becoming complicated, a seminar named “ Enhancing dengue prevention task in hot spots” jointly held by the Ministry of Health and Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday.
Contagious diseases increase in Vietnam

Contagious diseases increase in Vietnam

According to the Department of Preventive Medicine’s statistic, in the first six months of the year, there has been an increase of contagious diseases compared to same period last year.
At HCM City’s Paediatrics Hospital 1 (Photo: VNA)

Doctors receive training in dengue-fever treatment as cases increase

More doctors at hospitals in provinces and districts throughout the country will receive training courses on treatment of dengue fever, as the number of cases has increased since the end of May and overcrowding continues at city and central-level hospitals.
A kid is being treated in Children Hospital in Ca Mau Province (Photo: SGGP)

Dengue plagues in Mekong delta

According to the Ministry of Health, though the figure of dengue infection cases has seen a 20 percent year-on-year decline in early 2017, the disease is rising in the Mekong delta at present.
The dengue virus is transmitted to humans via the bite of an infected mosquito.(Illustrative photo)

Localities neglect battle against dengue

Through supervision, the Ho Chi Minh City Preventive Medicine Center said that 12 over 14 districts did not take heed of preventing dengue fever.
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Outbreaks of dengue reported in Dong Nai province

42 areas facing outbreaks of dengue were reported in the southern province of Dong Nai’s Nhon Trach District, said the provincial Department of Preventive Medicine on June 3.