Only way to fight measles: vaccination

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VietNam News English 1 day(s) ago 8 related news

Increasing the vaccination rate against measles was the only way to eliminate the disease, Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long told a press conference yesterday.

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Anti-measles inspection intensified

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VOV News English 1 day(s) ago 8 related news

The Health Ministry said on April 18 that it has set up five inspection teams to scrutinise measles treatment and prevention in the country’s two major cities of Hanoi and HCM City, with the aim to reduce fatalities.

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Occupying 50% of measles mortality, Vietnam’s capital yet to declare epidemic

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Occupying 50% of measles mortality, Vietnam’s capital yet to declare epidemic

The Hanoi People’s Committee has not declared measles an epidemic even when roughly half of over 100 deaths from the disease came from Vietnam’s capital.

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Anti-measles inspection intensified

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VietnamPlus English 2 day(s) ago 8 related news

Anti-measles inspection intensified

The Health Ministry said on April 18 that it has set up five inspection teams to scrutinise measles treatment and prevention in the country’s two major cities of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh, with the aim to reduce deaths caused by the disease.

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Over 7,000 children catch measles in Vietnam; at least 111 die: report

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Over 7,000 children catch measles in Vietnam; at least 111 die: report

Over 7,000 children have contracted measles and at least 111 have died of the disease since it recurred in Vietnam late last year, much higher than reported by the Ministry of Health last week, a central hospital director announced Wednesday.

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Health Ministry denies hiding measles epidemic

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Health Ministry denies hiding measles epidemic

VietNamNet Bridge – Responding to the rumor that authorities are suppressing information about the outbreak of measles in Vietnam, the Ministry of Health has insisted that there have been only 25 deaths due to measles so far this year, and that the agency has not hid information about the epidemic.

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PM issues anti-measles telegram

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VGP - PM Nguyen Tan Dung on April 16 sent an important telegram asking ministries, agencies and localities to take tough new measures to combat the spread of measles and minimise fatalities.

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Children succumb to measles virus

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago 6 related news

A total of 108 children have died from measles and its complications so far this year out of a total of 2,492 confirmed cases throughout the nation.

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Hospitals report 108 kids dead from measles, health ministry guesses fewer

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Hospitals report 108 kids dead from measles, health ministry guesses fewer

Two children share a bed at the Central Pediatrics Hospital in Hanoi as they receive emergency care for severe measles complications. Photo courtesy of Tuoi Tre

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Prime Minister’s telegram to tackle measles

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Prime Minister’s telegram to tackle measles

(VOV) -On April 16 Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung sent an important telegram urging ministries, agencies and localities to take tough new measures to prevent the spread of measles and minimise fatalities.

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Rise in measles diagnoses not yet called epidemic

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Rise in measles diagnoses not yet called epidemic

While the number of cases of children who have been diagnosed with measles was higher than expected, a health ministry official says it is not unusually high for this time of year.

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Measles stronger in Vietnam, even as infection rates drop

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Measles stronger in Vietnam, even as infection rates drop

Children with measles at the Central Hospital of Pediatrics in Hanoi. Photo courtesy of Tuoi Tre

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25 children die of measles

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25 children die of measles

VietNamNet Bridge – Twenty-five children, most from the northern region of Vietnam, have died of measles since the end of last year, according to the Health Ministry.

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Measles kills at least 25 children in Vietnam

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Measles kills at least 25 children in Vietnam

(VOV) -Measles has spread quickly across the country and claimed 25 lives in the north since November 2013, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH).

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Ministry inspects private health clinics, drugstores in 5 cities

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago 2 duplicate news

The Health Ministry plans to inspect private health clinics and drugstores in five major cities this year after many violations were uncovered during last year’s inspections.

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