Southeast Asia needs to up its game to combat Zika: experts

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Báo Thanh Niên English 21 hour(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Southeast Asia needs to up its game to combat Zika: experts

The spread of the Zika virus across tropical Southeast Asia is likely to be significantly under-reported as local health authorities fail to conduct adequate screening, regional experts said on Monday.

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Medical experts fret unpredictable outbreaks of diseases

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SaiGon GP English 3 day(s) ago

Medical experts fret unpredictable outbreaks of diseases

Despite preventive measures, Ho Chi Minh City and provinces have seen outbreaks of diseases. Diseases amongst kids seemed on upward trend, causing concern for parents.

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Vietnam’s UN peacekeepers in Africa – P2: First mission

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam’s UN peacekeepers in Africa – P2: First mission

United Nations peacekeepers, including Vietnam’s two first army officers on the mission, are at constant risk of contracting dengue fever, getting injured or even killed during rebel attacks in South Sudan.

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Vietnam to use bacteria-infected mosquitoes to prevent Zika

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam to use bacteria-infected mosquitoes to prevent Zika

Nha Trang leaders on Friday said they support a plan to release mosquitoes infected with a strain of bacteria in the resort beach town next year to control dengue and Zika.

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Health officials inspect Da Nang’s dengue fever prevention

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

Health officials inspect Da Nang’s dengue fever prevention

The central city of Da Nang should roll out communication campaigns on dengue fever prevention on a larger scale and with diverse methods, focusing on densely-populated areas.

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13 people die of dengue in South

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

Dengue outbreaks occurred in 20 cities and provinces in the South Vietnam in the first eight months of the year, claiming 13 lives and infecting 31,000 people, reported Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City .

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Dengue outbreaks feared in southern Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

Dengue outbreaks feared in southern Vietnam

The number of dengue fever cases is on the rise even as major outbreaks are forecast in southern provinces, according to the Ho Chi Minh City-based Pasteur Institute.

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One more dengue death reported in Highlands province

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

44 year old Y Trơi in a village of the highlands province of Kon Tum yesterday died of the dengue fever at the province’s General Hospital.

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Vietnam grappling with dengue fever epidemic in highland provinces

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

Vietnam grappling with dengue fever epidemic in highland provinces

Authorities in Vietnam have been trying to cope with a dengue fever epidemic that had broken out in the Central Highlands.

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One more case of Zika in central Vietnam reported

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

One more case of Zika in central Vietnam reported

Head of the Health Ministry’s Department of Preventive Medicine Professor Tran Dac Phu yesterday confirmed an infection case of Zika in the central province of Phu Yen.

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Vietnam confirms third Zika case

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam confirms third Zika case

The Ministry of Health on Wednesday confirmed the third case testing positive for Zika in Vietnam.

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Health Ministry checks dengue fever prevention task in 18 cities, provinces

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

Health Ministry checks dengue fever prevention task in 18 cities, provinces

Due to dengue fever’s complicated development in some localities across the country, the Ministry of Health (MoH) decided to set up 8 mission teams to check dengue fever prevention task in 18 major cities and provinces in August.

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World's largest 'mosquito factory' battles diseases

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

In southern China, researchers at the world's largest 'mosquito factory' release millions of mosquitoes every week in a bid to reduce the spread of diseases like Zika and dengue.

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Vietnam reports 260 percent rise in dengue infections

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Nearly 45,000 people came down with dengue fever across Vietnam in the first seven months, a 260 percent increase from a year ago, local media reported on Wednesday, citing new data released by the health ministry.

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Two die of dengue fever in Highland province

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Two die of dengue fever in Highland province

The Preventive Medicine Center in the Highland Province of Kon Tum yesterday said that dengue fever outbreaks re-occurred in the province, affecting 1,387 people and killing two

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