Foreigner in Hanoi hospitalized for suspected methanol poisoning

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

A foreign man has been admitted to Bach Mai Hospital in Hanoi after drinking alcohol from two local eateries, with doctors citing methanol poisoning as the primary suspect.

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20 students suffer Glomerulonephritis due to streptococcal infection

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

Dr. Tran Nguyen Truyen from the Department of Health in the central province of Nghe An yesterday said streptococcal infection type A is the cause of acute glomerulonephritis in children in Hanh Dich Commune in the province’s Que Phong District.

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Algal bloom paints red streak in Vung Ang economic zone

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

The red streak that appeared in the waters around the Vung Ang economic zone in the central province of Ha Tinh – the same area still reeling from the consequences of the Formosa toxic spill – was confirmed to have been caused by algal bloom.

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First East Sea drilling expedition completed

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Scientists completed the first East Sea drilling mission at a depth of 3,770 metres below sea level on February 21.

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20 students in central province suffer glomerulonephritis

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The Department of Health in the central province of Nghe An yesterday reported to its provincial People’s Committee and the Ministry of Health that 20 students have glomerulonephritis including two succumbing to the illness.

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Mysterious red streak along Vietnamese coast linked to organic pollution: lab results

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

A red streak of water discovered last month along the coast of a central Vietnamese province has been found to be the result of organic pollution, according lab results by Vietnam’s environmental watchdog.

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VAST to test samples of reddish seawater

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

The Institute of Environmental Technology under the Việt Nam Academy of Science and Technology has taken samples from a 50-metre streak of reddish seawater that appeared in central Hà Tĩnh Province’s Sơn Dương Port last Friday for tests.

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HCMC tightens control on fish quality in wholesale market Binh Dien

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

A task group led by head of the Cultural and Social Affairs Board of the city People's Council Thi Thi Tuyet Nhung suddently inspected fish quality in wholesale market Binh Dien in the Friday midnight.

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Lai Chau poisoning: Methanol level toxically thousands times higher

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Initial tests show that the methanol content in the alcohol consumed in Lai Chau Province, which resulted in mass poisoning and claimed seven lives, was thousands of times higher than permitted.

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Methanol-tainted alcohol cause of mass food poisoning in Lai Chau Province

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Test results showed that methanol-tainted alcohol is the cause behind the mass food poisoning that killed seven people and 31 others hospitalized in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau earlier this week, the Vietnam Food Administration under the Ministry of Health said yesterday.

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HCMC authority to closer monitor environment quality

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Recent test results that showed 90/ 100 underwater samples in Ho Chi Minh City were polluted has raised concern in the public and city residents want the local government to issue urgent measures to reduce environmental pollution.

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Study: Superbug infections found in Chinese hospitals

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

New research suggests a worrying number of people in China may be infected with bacteria resistant to an antibiotic used as a last resort.

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Thanh Hoa clams killed by pollution

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

Thanh Hoa Province Department of Natural Resources and Environment has announced the test results after the mass deaths of farm-raised clams after a local firm dumped waste into the sea.

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Ministries at odds over 'cancer villages'

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Health has taken water samples at ten villages for a re-test after the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment reported high cancer rates because of polluted water sources.

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Ministries at odds over 'cancer villages'

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Health has taken water samples at ten villages for a re-test after the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment reported high cancer rates because of polluted water sources.

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