Dengue fever, encephalitis multiply throughout Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

Vietnam is about to hit the height of the dengue fever season, while encephalitis is also reaching epidemic proportions in many regions of the Southeast Asian country.

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Dengue fever spikes in Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Dengue fever, a mosquito-borne illness, has been spreading at a rapid pace across Vietnam, particularly in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

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Việt Nam reports surge in dengue infections

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

Ten people have died and more than 36,000 have been affected by dengue fever since the beginning of the year, according to the report of the Preventive Medicine Department.

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In Vietnam, rise in dengue fever cases attributed to rapid urbanization

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

With the increasing number of dengue fever patients in Hanoi and other major population centers across Vietnam, experts have pointed out a relationship between the disease and rapid urbanization.

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Unpredictable weather triggers seasonal diseases amongst kids, senior people

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SaiGon GP English 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 6 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 8 month(s) ago

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

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