Ha Tinh takes steps to stop foot-and-mouth disease

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

Ha Tinh takes steps to stop foot-and-mouth disease

The Huong Khe District's People's Committee in the central Ha Tinh Province has ordered localities to conduct aggressive checks to prevent the spread of the foot-and-mouth disease among its livestock, which was reported on Monday.

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Shocking mistreatment exposed at Vietnam’s center for children with HIV

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Shocking mistreatment exposed at Vietnam’s center for children with HIV

A welfare center for HIV-positive children in Ho Chi Minh City on Monday suspended five caregivers after a media report accused them of physically abusing the children.

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Hot weather triggers seasonal diseases

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

As the cases of dengue fever, hand-foot-mouth disease, and chicken pox are increasing in some localities, especially in provinces in the South Vietnam, Dr. Tran Dac Phu, head of the Department of Preventive Medicine, under the Ministry of Health, said about preventative measures.

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Schools put on disease alert

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

Schools in HCM City must carry out stronger measures to prevent the spread of contagious diseases, the head of the city's Preventive Health Centre told a meeting in HCM City on Wednesday.

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Epidemic outbreaks found in HCM City

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

Epidemic outbreaks found in HCM City

At least seven schools in HCM City have been closed for cleaning after students contracted several contagious diseases over the past several months, with health authorities urging vigilance on hygiene to contain potential outbreaks.

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Dengue fever-related deaths, infection reported to increase

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

The Ministry of Health yesterday said that in Mach, the country recorded over 1,575 cases of dengue fever including three deaths in Ho Chi Minh City and the southern province of Dong Nai.

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Health sector warns HFM disease's recurrence

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The Department of Preventive Medicine, a part of the Ministry of Health, warned of possible outbreaks of chronic hand-foot-mouth disease caused by Enterovirus.

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Foot and mouth outbreak found in cattle, pigs in north

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

A new outbreak of foot and mouth disease has been reported among cattle and pigs in the northern mountainous provinces of Bac Can and Lao Cai after residents illegally imported infected animals, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

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Agriculture Minister orders to tighten cattle smuggling for FM disease prevention

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Cao Duc Phat March 13 sent an urgent dispatch to leaders of people's committees in border provinces asking to tighten cattle smuggling through border gates to prevent food and mouth disease (FM).

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Localities asked to brace for dengue, hand-foot-and-mouth diseases

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Localities asked to brace for dengue, hand-foot-and-mouth diseases

The Ministry of Health has requested localities across the country work closely with relevant sectors and organisations to implement drastic measures to prevent dengue and hand-foot-and-mouth disease outbreaks.

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Figures show spike in two infectious diseases

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Figures show spike in two infectious diseases

The number of cases of dengue fever, and hand, foot and mouth disease tends to increase in some areas in the country in January and February. HCM City and the southern provinces have reported an increase in dengue fever cases, while the hand, foot and mouth disease is on the rise in Ha Noi, Hai Phong and the central province of Da Nang.

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Ministry asks to prevent dengue fever, HFM

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Health yesterday sent a dispatch to provincial and municipal people’s committee chairpersons asking them to increase prevention of dengue fever and hand-foot-mouth (HFM) disease.

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Lao Cai reports more foot-and-mouth disease outbreaks

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Lao Cai reports more foot-and-mouth disease outbreaks

The foot-and-mouth disease resurfaced in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai earlier this month. The latest outbreaks were reported in Bat Xat district's Trinh Tuong commune, where more than 65 infected pigs and cattle weighing more than three tonnes were culled.

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Doctors recommend chicken pox vaccine

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Health officials have recommended that children aged one and over should receive chicken pox vaccinations as 10 cases have occurred every week since January 1.

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New virus strains of hand-foot-mouth disease found

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

New virus strains of hand-foot-mouth disease found

VietNamNet Bridge – The Medical Prevention Department has warned of new virus strains causing hand-foot-mouth disease and urged local health agencies to prepare preventive measures against possible outbreaks of the disease in different regions.

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