Ministry urges local departments to work harder against measles

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Ministry urges local departments to work harder against measles

Local healthcare departments have been urged to keep a close eye on measles.

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Ministry urged local departments to work harder against measles

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Ministry urged local departments to work harder against measles

The Ministry of Health has pushed healthcare departments in all cities and provinces nationwide to keep a close eye on measles that is currently developing in 61 out of 63 localities.

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Over 7,000 children catch measles in Vietnam; at least 111 die: report

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Over 7,000 children catch measles in Vietnam; at least 111 die: report

Over 7,000 children have contracted measles and at least 111 have died of the disease since it recurred in Vietnam late last year, much higher than reported by the Ministry of Health last week, a central hospital director announced Wednesday.

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PM asks medical sector to curb measles spreading

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Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung sent a dispatch to concerned ministries, agencies and local governments to concentrate on fighting measles plaguing the North.

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PM orders drastic measures against widespread measles

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PM orders drastic measures against widespread measles

The Prime Minister has urged ministries and local authorities nationwide to intensify measures against measles, in a notice issued on April 16.

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Authorities declare country bird flu-free, warn of foot-and-mouth epidemic

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Authorities declare country bird flu-free, warn of foot-and-mouth epidemic

VietNamNet Bridge - The Animal Health Department has reported that Vietnam is free from bird flu, with no new outbreaks detected in the last two weeks. However, foot-and-mouth disease has appeared in some locations.

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Press digest – April 16

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Measles causes over 100 child deaths in Vietnam, continues to spread

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Measles causes over 100 child deaths in Vietnam, continues to spread

A reported 108 children in Vietnam have died due to measles and measles-related illness since the beginning of this year, as the disease continues to spread.

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Health Ministry denies hiding measles epidemic

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Health Ministry denies hiding measles epidemic

VietNamNet Bridge – Responding to the rumor that authorities are suppressing information about the outbreak of measles in Vietnam, the Ministry of Health has insisted that there have been only 25 deaths due to measles so far this year, and that the agency has not hid information about the epidemic.

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200,000 Vietnamese suffer from stroke annually

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VOV News English 14 hour(s) ago

Vietnam has 200,000 people suffer from stroke annually, 11,000 of them died of the disease and the remaining have sequela, according to the Vietnam Stroke Association.

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PM issues anti-measles telegram

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VGP - PM Nguyen Tan Dung on April 16 sent an important telegram asking ministries, agencies and localities to take tough new measures to combat the spread of measles and minimise fatalities.

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Children succumb to measles virus

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VietNam News English 15 hour(s) ago 6 related news

A total of 108 children have died from measles and its complications so far this year out of a total of 2,492 confirmed cases throughout the nation.

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Measles cases reach 7,000 this year

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Measles cases reach 7,000 this year

The nation has to date recorded over 7,000 cases of measles this year, one third of which is in Hanoi, said Director of the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases Nguyen Van Kinh at a meeting in Hanoi on April 16 to review the outbreak.

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Prime Minister’s telegram to tackle measles

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Prime Minister’s telegram to tackle measles

(VOV) -On April 16 Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung sent an important telegram urging ministries, agencies and localities to take tough new measures to prevent the spread of measles and minimise fatalities.

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Vietnam ministry quadruples child mortality from measles to at least 108, epidemic declaration pending

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Vietnam ministry quadruples child mortality from measles to at least 108, epidemic declaration pending

At least 108 children have actually died of measles complications since the disease recurred in Vietnam late last year, not 25 as reported by the Ministry of Health last week, a senior health official said on Tuesday.

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