Dengue fever kills 15 nationwide

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

More than 14,000 cases of dengue fever have been recorded nationwide this year, including 15 fatalities, according to the Preventive Medicine Department. The infection rate among children under 15 years old accounted for 46 per cent. Deaths occurred in HCM City and Binh Phuoc, Ca Mau, Dong Nai and Phu Yen provinces.

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Hand-foot-mouth disease, dengue fever hit HCM City

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VOV News English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

Hand-foot-mouth disease, dengue fever hit HCM City

(VOV) -The number of hand-foot-mouth disease and dengue fever patients saw a sharp increase in September, and is predicted to spread more widely this month.

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Brazil releases dengue-blocking mosquitoes

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Researchers in Rio de Janeiro begin releasing thousands of mosquitoes infected with a bacteria they say can eliminate the spread of the dengue fever virus.

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First domestic case of chikungunya in Brazil

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

First domestic case of chikungunya in Brazil

Brazil's authorities on Tuesday (Sep 16) reported the first domestically contracted cases of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus, prompting the government to announce it was stepping up attempts to control the disease.

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Dengue fever cases increase in southern region

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Dengue fever cases increase in southern region

Hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City over the last few weeks received nearly 150 people infected with dengue fever every day, a two-fold increase compared to the figure in July, according to the city's Preventive Medicine Centre.

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Social News 11/9

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Drug authority revokes Robinson Pharma’s operation license

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HCM City launches Measles, Rubella vaccination programme

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

HCM City launches Measles, Rubella vaccination programme

Approximately 1.3 million children in Ho Chi Minh City between the ages of 1 and 14 will be vaccinated against measles and rubella as part of a 2014-2015 vaccination campaign launched by the City’s Health Department.

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Dengue fever cases skyrocket in southern region

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Hospitals in HCM City over the last few weeks received nearly 150 people infected with dengue fever every day, a two-fold increase compared to the figure in July, according to the city's Preventive Medicine Centre.

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Social News 10/9

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Gang sentenced to prison

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Dengue fever on upward trend

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

An outbreak of dengue fever has often peaked in the rainy season. Medical experts have fretted over the increasing number of infected patients in the city’s hospitals.

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Dengue fever cases fall from last year

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

The number of dengue- fever cases so far this year has dropped by 40 per cent compared with the same period last year.

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Social News 23/8

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Fourth Russian-made submarine begins sea trials

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Dengue hits adults in Ho Chi Minh City as doctors warn of misdiagnosis

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

Dengue hits adults in Ho Chi Minh City as doctors warn of misdiagnosis

Doctors have warned that they're seeing an alarming rise in the number of dengue fever cases among adults, many of which are misdiagnosed.

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Dengue fever cases continue to rise at HCM City hospitals

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

The number of dengue fever cases has been increasing steadily in HCM City over the past two months, representatives of the city's hospitals said.

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Genetically modified mosquitoes to combat dengue in Brazil

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

A UK-based biotech firm is developing a new weapon to kill off the dengue virus. Researchers in Brazil are producing millions of male mosquitoes genetically modified with a gene that kills off their offspring. The plan is to release the GM males into the wild where they will mate with females who will give birth to mosquitoes that carry a gene that kills them before they reach maturity. The scientist say that if done on a large scale, the dengue-carrying...

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