Cause of mass poisoning behind 7 deaths in northern Vietnam identified

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 day(s) ago

Methanol-tainted alcohol has been identified as the cause behind mass food poisoning that left seven dead and 31 hospitalized in a northern province earlier this week, Vietnam’s food safety watchdog said Wednesday.

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Methanol-tainted alcohol cause of mass food poisoning in Lai Chau Province

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SaiGon GP English 6 day(s) ago

Test results showed that methanol-tainted alcohol is the cause behind the mass food poisoning that killed seven people and 31 others hospitalized in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau earlier this week, the Vietnam Food Administration under the Ministry of Health said yesterday.

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Health sector to inject vaccine against Japan encephalitis for 180,000 kids

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SaiGon GP English 6 day(s) ago

Deputy Head of the Health Ministry's National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology Dr. Tran Nhu Duong announced at a meeting to implement diseases in the North on February 15 in Hanoi that the health sector planned vaccination campaign against Japanese encephalitis for 180,000 kids nationwide.

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Methanol poisoning suspected for seven deaths in Lai Chau

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

Methanol in a local brewed spirit is the prime suspect for the death of seven people in Lai Chau Province, according to local health officers.

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Seven villagers die of food poisoning in northern mountainous province

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

The Department of Health in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau yesterday said that there had been a food poisoning in Si Lo Lau Commune in Phong Tho District killing seven people.

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Father and son face death risk due to dangerous diseases

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

A poor family in the central province of Phu Yen are calling for help to save the father who is suffering from cancer, while his one-year old son is struggling with sepsis and cerebral palsy.

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Hanoi hospitals seek external funding

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

In a bid to raise capital and improve medical treatment services, Hanoi is seeking both local and foreign investors to buy stakes in public hospitals it owns.

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Food poisoning kills seven villagers in northern Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Seven people have died while a dozen others have been hospitalized in separate food poisoning cases in the last four days in a northern Vietnamese province, with most of the victims having eaten Chinese candy before showing illness symptoms.

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Seven dead, 11 others in critical condition after Lai Chau food poisoning incident

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

Seven people have died and 11 others in critical condition after eating at home in the northern province of Lai Chau on Monday evening.

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Pink eye outbreak reported in North Vietnam

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Since early February, 2017, there have been increased cases of pink eye disease in the North Vietnam, said the National Eye Hospital.

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HCMC copes with chickenpox

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

In these days, cases of chickenpox have surged in medical facilities in Ho Chi Minh City and the trend is forecast to rise in the next time.

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Hanoi hospitals seek external funding

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

In a bid to raise capital and improve medical treatment services, Hanoi is seeking both local and foreign investors to buy stakes in public hospitals it owns.

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Cold spell in Taiwan linked to over 150 deaths in 5 days

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

Taiwanese officials and media reports are blaming a cold spell for the deaths of more than 150 people, most of them elderly and sick, over the past several days.

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Experts warn of lead poisoning in Vietnamese children

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Experts in Vietnam have warned of the risk of lead poisoning in children, including those who live in the city and far from industrial zones.

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Health Ministry warns of yellow fever

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

The Preventive Medicine Department under the Ministry of Health said it will increase preventative measures, including the monitoring of those who come to and return from African and Latin American countries, where yellow fever outbreaks are occurring.

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