Dengue cases to increase in rainy season

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Despite the Ministry of Health and related agencies’ media campaign against dengue fever has been launched, a majority of residents and authorities are still negligent over the disease, the Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City, said.

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Vietnam raises Zika alert level after tourist tests positive

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam raises Zika alert level after tourist tests positive

Vietnam raises its Zika alert level as an Australian tourist tested positive for the virus after returning from the country.

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Australian leaves Vietnam infected with Zika

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

Australian leaves Vietnam infected with Zika

An Australian tourist has been diagnosed with Zika after visiting Vietnam, a WHO agency confirmed on Wednesday.

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Vietnam records no case of Zika virus fever

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VOV News English 4 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

Vietnam records no case of Zika virus fever

Vietnam has no case of Zika fever so far, but there is a high risk that the virus may enter and spread in the country, as it has been recorded in several other Southeast Asian nations, the Preventive Medicine Department said on January 12.

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Health sector warns of renewed bird flu threat

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VOV News English 6 month(s) ago

Health sector warns of renewed bird flu threat

The Preventive Medicine Department confirmed that risk of disease spreading across borders is very ​high as human infections with a new avian influenza A (H7N9) virus are being reported from China.

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Health sector warns of A (H7N9) virus risk

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VietnamNet English 6 month(s) ago

Health sector warns of A (H7N9) virus risk

VietNamNet Bridge – The Preventive Medicine Department confirmed that risk of disease spreading across borders is very large while human infections with a new avian influenza A (H7N9) virus being reported from China.

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Ministry urges precautionary measures to control bird flu

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VOV News English 6 month(s) ago

Ministry urges precautionary measures to control bird flu

The Ministry of Health has ordered local authorities nationwide to roll out precautionary measures against the spread of avian influenza, commonly called bird flu, to prevent any possible transmission to humans.

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Health Ministry tightens control over diphtheria

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SaiGon GP English 7 month(s) ago 1 related news

As outbreaks of diphtheria have occurred in Laos, Vietnamese Ministry of Health has warned about the risk of diphtheria outbreaks spreading from Laos through the border areas into the country.

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Suspected food poisoning affects 48 workers

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

Suspected food poisoning affects 48 workers

About 48 people were treated for symptoms of food poisoning after they ate bread bought from a local bakery in Dong Hoi City in the central Quang Binh Province.

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Dengue fever vaccine tests prove positive

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VietnamNet English 8 month(s) ago

Dengue fever vaccine tests prove positive

VietNamNet Bridge – Tests on a dengue fever vaccine over the past five years in Viet Nam showed real promise, according to the Preventive Medicine Department.

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HCM City asked to ease hospital overload due to dengue fever

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Báo Dân Trí English 8 month(s) ago 1 related news

HCM City asked to ease hospital overload due to dengue fever

Head of the Health Ministry’s Preventive Medicine Department Tran Dac Phu has requested Ho Chi Minh City to send doctors from centrally-run hospitals to grass-roots clinics as part of effort to reduce patient overcrowding caused by increasing dengue fever cases.

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Vaccine prices increase in Viet Nam amid shortages

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Báo Dân Trí English 8 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Vaccine prices increase in Viet Nam amid shortages

A shortage of vaccines and changes in the foreign currency exchange rate have resulted in a price increase by 5 to 10 per cent for six vaccines since June, said Nguyen Nhat Cam, director of the Ha Noi Preventive Medicine Centre.

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Shortage of 6-in-1 vaccine leaves children vulnerable

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VietnamPlus English 10 month(s) ago 1 related news

Shortage of 6-in-1 vaccine leaves children vulnerable

Six-in-one vaccines aren't available and the shortage should last until next year, Ministry of Health's Preventive Medicine Department Head Tran Dac Phu said on August 4.

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Shortage of 6-in-1 vaccine leaves children vulnerable

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VOV News English 10 month(s) ago 1 related news

Shortage of 6-in-1 vaccine leaves children vulnerable

Six-in-one vaccines aren't available and the shortage should last until next year, Ministry of Health's Preventive Medicine Department Head Tran Dac Phu said on August 4.

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Nationwide vaccination campaign stops measles spread

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VietnamPlus English 10 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news 2 related news

The nationwide measles-rubella immunisation campaign for all children aged 1-14 has helped Vietnam prevent the diseases from spreading, as few new cases of measles were reported in the first seven months of this year, said Director of the Preventive Medicine Department Tran Dac Phu.

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