HCMC health sector prepares for Tet holidays

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

HCMC health sector prepares for Tet holidays

Ho Chi Minh City health sector prepared everything for examination and treatment of emergency cases in Tet holidays that are nearly coming.

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Eat your life away: The hazards of Saigon's mouth-watering street food

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

Eat your life away: The hazards of Saigon's mouth-watering street food

It's lunch time and street food vendors begin to lay out plastic tables and stools along a sidewalk near one of the city's biggest universities in District 5.

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Medical workers warn of diseases in winter

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

Medical workers warn of diseases in winter

Not only dengue fever but also other dangerous diseases such as influenza, hand-foot-mouth, measles and rubella are likely to break out in the winter.

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HFM cases spiraling in Mekong delta

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

By the Ministry of Health’s statistics, the country has over 44,000 hand-foot-mouth cases in 62 cities and provinces.

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Vietnam sees 44,000 cases of hand-foot-mouth disease

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The Ministry of Health has reported 44,000 cases of hand-foot-mouth disease nationwide this year, including five fatalities, all in the south.

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Long nights in HCMC hospital hallways after disease outbreaks

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

Long nights in HCMC hospital hallways after disease outbreaks

Sick children and their parents sleep in the hallway of a pediatric hospital in Ho Chi Minh City beside trash bins. It is a common scene at Children’s Hospitals No.1 and No.2, the leading pediatric in the city, as severe outbreaks of dengue fever, hand, food and mouth disease and respiratory inflammation took the number of inpatients to a record high of more than 2,000 each a day. Photos: Hai An/Zing

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LSD finds its way into Vietnam

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VOV News English 4 month(s) ago

LSD finds its way into Vietnam

A growing number of Vietnamese youths are being introduced to LSD, one of the most potent, mood-changing hallucinogens, through social networking sites, especially Facebook.

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Children's hospital in HCM City pushed beyond capacity

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VOV News English 4 month(s) ago

Children's hospital in HCM City pushed beyond capacity

The number of in-patients at Ho Chi Minh City Paediatrics Hospital No.1 has increased to a 10-year high, with 2,099 as of this week.

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Man’s face deformed by nose partition

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Man’s face deformed by nose partition

VietNamNet Bridge - The face of a man in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang has eroded between his mouth and nose, making it difficult for him to speak or eat.

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Hand, foot and mouth disease possibly spread in schools

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago

It is likely that the hand-foot-and mouth disease spread in schools, the Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health yesterday issued a warning on the disease.

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Cattle, poultry diseases spreading across Vietnam

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Cattle, poultry diseases spreading across Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – Avian influenza and cattle foot-and-mouth diseases are returning and spreading across the country, a ministerial official has warned.

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Bird flu, foot and mouth disease re-occur in rainy season

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago

Three outbreaks of H5N1 bird flu and foot-and mouth disease were reported in the Southern provinces of Vinh Long, Binh Duong, the central province of Ninh Thuan, Nghe An and the central highlands province of Dak Lak.

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Hand-foot-mouth disease heading for peak season in HCMC

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

Hand-foot-mouth disease heading for peak season in HCMC

Doctors at Ho Chi Minh City’s largest pediatric hospital said Friday that the number of patients with hand-foot-mouth disease (HFMD) has shot up in the last two weeks.

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Hand, foot and mouth disease spirals in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news

Hand, foot and mouth disease spirals in Ho Chi Minh City

Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), a contagious viral illness, is surging in Ho Chi Minh City, with the number of hospitalized patients in a recent week being over 30 percent higher than the average of the four preceding weeks, according to health authorities.

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Schools told to watch for diseases

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Schools told to watch for diseases

VietNamNet Bridge – Many contagious diseases can appear and spread out on a large scale in the coming school year, such as dengue fever, hand-foot-mouth (HFM) disease, flu and newly emerging catastrophic diseases like MERS-CoV and Ebola, the Ministry of Health said yesterday, August 27.

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