Health ministry to buy extra measles vaccines

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The Ministry of Public Health has proposed buying an extra 1.2 million doses of measles vaccines as the outbreak has so far claimed 133 lives across the nation through both direct infection and complications linked to the disease.

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Health Ministry sees good signs for measles control efforts

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Health Ministry sees good signs for measles control efforts

The Vietnamese Ministry of Health pointed to a drop in the number of measles cases in Vietnam as a positive sign for measles control efforts.

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Hanoi conference tackles measles crisis

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Vaccination is the most effective way to prevent measles, Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Xuyen emphasised at a Hanoi conference on April 22 evaluating the ongoing outbreak of the disease.

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Measles cases continue to fall

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Measles cases continue to fall

A conference will be held on April 22 for 33 northern and northern central provinces being hit by measles to publicise the ministry’s updated guidelines on measles treatment issued on April 18.

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Photos: Parents care for children with measles in Vietnam

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Photos: Parents care for children with measles in Vietnam

As the fatal measles epidemic shows no sign of stoppage, many parents have spent day and night with their children at hospitals in Hanoi, the area most heavily affected by the disease.

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WHO representative: Vietnam should consider measles as an emergency

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WHO representative: Vietnam should consider measles as an emergency

Dr. Takeshi Kasai, the WHO's Representative to Vietnam, said that health officials should consider the current outbreak of measles an emergency, as the number of fatalities continues to rise.

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PM approves additional VND80 billion for epidemic prevention

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PM approves additional VND80 billion for epidemic prevention

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has signed a decision to spend an additional VND80 billion (USD3.8 million) on epidemic prevention in 2014, following a proposal from the Ministry of Health.

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PM approves additional VND40 billion for epidemic prevention

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PM approves additional VND40 billion for epidemic prevention

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has signed a decision to spend an additional VND80 billion (USD3.8 million) on epidemic prevention in 2014, following a proposal from the Ministry of Health.

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Hanoi hospitals equipped to combat measles

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Hanoi hospitals equipped to combat measles

The Ministry of Public Health will provide 12 medical ventilators for three hospitals in Hanoi in the face of measles outbreak that has claimed 25 lives so far, mostly in children aged below 10 years.

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Ministry urges local departments to work harder against measles

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Ministry urges local departments to work harder against measles

The Ministry of Health has pushed healthcare departments in all cities and provinces nationwide to keep a close eye on measles that is currently developing in 61 out of 63 localities.

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Ministry urges local departments to work harder against measles

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Ministry urges local departments to work harder against measles

Local healthcare departments have been urged to keep a close eye on measles.

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Ministry urged local departments to work harder against measles

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Ministry urged local departments to work harder against measles

The Ministry of Health has pushed healthcare departments in all cities and provinces nationwide to keep a close eye on measles that is currently developing in 61 out of 63 localities.

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Measles causes over 100 child deaths in Vietnam, continues to spread

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Measles causes over 100 child deaths in Vietnam, continues to spread

A reported 108 children in Vietnam have died due to measles and measles-related illness since the beginning of this year, as the disease continues to spread.

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Children succumb to measles virus

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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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Measles cases reach 7,000 this year

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Measles cases reach 7,000 this year

The nation has to date recorded over 7,000 cases of measles this year, one third of which is in Hanoi, said Director of the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases Nguyen Van Kinh at a meeting in Hanoi on April 16 to review the outbreak.

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