Dengue fever cases on the rise in HCM City

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 day(s) ago

Abundant rainfall in HCM City has increased the mosquito population, resulting in a rising number of dengue cases beginning early this month, according to the city’s Preventive Medicine Centre.

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Dengue fever cases on the rise

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

Abundant rainfall in HCM City has increased the mosquito population, resulting in a rising number of dengue cases beginning early this month, according to the city’s Preventive Medicine Centre.

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Dengue cases escalate, Zika re-occurs in Vietnam

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

No cases of dengue fever have been reported in Ho Chi Minh City since March, 2016, however in September, dengue fever and Zika virus disease re-occurred in Ho Chi Minh City.

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ASEAN health ministers battle with Zika in teleconference

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

Health ministers from ASEAN member states convened a teleconference yesterday seeking ways to combat the Zika virus, which has hit much of Southeast Asia.

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Hanoi campaign against dengue, Zika virus

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Hanoi campaign against dengue, Zika virus

On September 16, a campaign against dengue and Zika virus disease was launched by Hanoi’s Health Department and authorities of the outlying district of Hoai Duc.

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Thai authorities downplay Zika risk, worried by tourism impact

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

Thai authorities downplay Zika risk, worried by tourism impact

Health and city officials in Thailand downplayed risks from rising infections from the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which is linked to serious birth defects, and expressed concern that disclosing information would damage its tourism industry.

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Weightlifter wins historic 1st Paralympic medal for Vietnam

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Weightlifter wins historic 1st Paralympic medal for Vietnam

Le Van Cong won a gold medal in the 49kg weightlifting category, Vietnam’s first ever at the Paralympics, and bettered his own world record in the process at the 2016 Rio Paralympics Thursday.

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Lam Dong Province reports first death from dengue

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

Director of the Department of Preventive Medicine in the Highlands province of Lam Dong Dr. Nguyen Huu Phuc yesterday confirmed the first death from dengue fever.

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Campaign to kill mosquito’s larva launched across country

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Campaign to kill mosquito’s larva launched across country

Vietnamese Ministry of Health yesterday proposed chairpersons of people’s committees across the country to increase prevention against Zika virus disease and dengue fever.

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Malaysia expects more Zika cases as virus spreads in Southeast Asia

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

Malaysia expects more Zika cases as virus spreads in Southeast Asia

Malaysia is bracing for more Zika cases, officials said on Sunday, after detecting the first locally infected patient, which could further stretch a health system struggling with dengue, another mosquito-borne virus that can be fatal.

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

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(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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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 month(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 month(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 month(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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