Unpredictable weather triggers seasonal diseases amongst kids, senior people

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

In the seasonal transition, unpredictable weather gives favorable condition for disease outbreaks especially respiratory and contagious diseases amongst kids and senior people.

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More deaths from dengue reported in HCMC

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

Two more deaths from dengue in district 12 and one suspected case in district 5 were reported in the first two months of 2017, said the HCMC Department of Health at a meeting on disease prevention on March 16.

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Wolbachia-carrying mosquitoes to be released to curb dengue in Nha Trang

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

The Vietnamese Ministry of Heath has given the go-ahead for a plan to release over one million mosquitoes carrying the bacterium Wolbachia in Nha Trang City to establish a stable population of the dengue-neutralizing insects.

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Releasing mosquitoes with Wolbachia bacteria into wild to prevent dengue

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

Vietnamese Ministry of Health has planned to release mosquitoes with Wolbachia bacteria – a natural bacterium which is safe for human – into wild since March as part of the project to eliminate dengue in Vietnam.

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HCMC to apply GIS for disease tracking

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

With the aim to monitor infectious diseases in a bid to reduce the infection cases and deaths as well as curb the outbreaks of epidemic in 2017, the Ho Chi Minh City Preventive Medicine Center announced to use GIS in mapping and treating the outbreaks of dengue.

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Ministry warns of seasonal diseases

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health has warned public of streptococcus, acute diarrhea, poisoning and upward trend of diseases such as flu, measles, mumps, dengue and hand-foot-mouth during the winter-spring season of the year.

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Khanh Hoa uses bacteria-laden mosquitoes in dengue fever fight

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Báo Dân Trí English 5 month(s) ago

After the successful trial of using bacteria-bearing mosquitoes to prevent dengue fever outbreaks, the central province of Khanh Hoa will expand the method in more local areas.

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One more dengue death reported in HCMC in early 2017

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Preventive Medicine yesterday said that one more death of dengue fever is recorded.
Mosquitos transmits dengue virus to people

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Climate change a major health concern for Vietnam

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Báo Dân Trí English 5 month(s) ago

Climate change and abnormal weather conditions have strongly impacted people’s health, triggering disease outbreaks including recurrence of new epidemics, the Ministry of Health (MoH) says.

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Dengue, Zika virus infections escalates in HCMC

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago

Dengue fever and diseases caused by Zika virus are escalating in these days in Ho Chi Minh City with 19,021 cases of dengue and 130 Zika infections.

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People should not worry much about Zika: medical experts

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SaiGon GP English 6 month(s) ago

Infection cases of Zika in Ho Chi Minh City escalated, according to the municipal Department of Health.

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Binh Phuoc Province reports over 3,8000 cases of dengue

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SaiGon GP English 6 month(s) ago

The Department of Health in the southern province of Binh Phuoc yesterday said that in 11 months, over 3,800 people were infected with dengue fever including one dead.

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HCM City announces six more Zika cases

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Báo Đầu Tư English 7 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City has recorded six more cases inflected with Zika virus as of November 11, raising the total number of infections in the city to 35, the municipal Preventive Medicine Centre announced.

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Zika transmitting mosquitoes present in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 7 month(s) ago

Mosquitoes transmitting Zika and dengue are present in Ho Chi Minh City, posing high risk of potential epidemic to local residents, the municipal administration has warned.

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HCMC People’s Council orders to concentrate on Zika virus prevention

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SaiGon GP English 7 month(s) ago

The Cultural and Social Affairs Division of the People’s Council in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday oversaw the Zika virus and dengue fever prevention task in District 7.

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