Nation steps up fight to control measles outbreak

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

Nation steps up fight to control measles outbreak

Some 186 new measles cases were reported over the weekend nationwide, according to the Ministry of Health, and more measures are being taken at all levels to combat the outbreak.

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Central hospitals see fewer new measles patients

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VietnamPlus English 16 hour(s) ago 2 related news

Central hospitals see fewer new measles patients

Central hospitals saw a slight decrease in the number of new measles patient on April 19, the Preventive Medicine Department under the Ministry of Health has reported.

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Institute studies measles epidemic

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Institute studies measles epidemic

The National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology will be conducting a study of the measles epidemic for the 2013-2014 period.

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Two more fatal cases of measles reported

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VOV News English 22 hour(s) ago 1 related news

Two more fatal cases of measles reported

(VOV) - An additional 116 patients were infected with measles virus and two more died of the infectious disease on April 19, according to the Ministry of Health.

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Measles spreads to over 300 adults in Hanoi

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SaiGon GP English 2 day(s) ago 1 related news

Over 300 adults were admitted into the Central Tropical Disease Hospital in Hanoi as of April 18.

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Vietnam minister calls for calm in face of 8,500 measles cases, 114 fatalities

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 day(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam minister calls for calm in face of 8,500 measles cases, 114 fatalities

A father from Hung Yen Province carries the remains of his 9-month-old baby home after it succumbed to measles. The child died at the Central Pediatrics Hospital in Hanoi on April 16

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PM approves additional VND80 billion for epidemic prevention

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PM approves additional VND80 billion for epidemic prevention

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has signed a decision to spend an additional VND80 billion (USD3.8 million) on epidemic prevention in 2014, following a proposal from the Ministry of Health.

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PM approves additional VND40 billion for epidemic prevention

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PM approves additional VND40 billion for epidemic prevention

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has signed a decision to spend an additional VND80 billion (USD3.8 million) on epidemic prevention in 2014, following a proposal from the Ministry of Health.

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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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Deaths from measles undocumented by Ministry of Health

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Deaths from measles undocumented by Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health’s official records do not align with actual recorded deaths from measles since December 2013.

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

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 day(s) ago 6 related news

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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VietnamNet English 4 day(s) ago 6 related news

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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Measles cases reach 7,000 this year

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VietnamPlus English 5 day(s) ago 1 duplicate news

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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Hospitals report 108 kids dead from measles, health ministry guesses fewer

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Hospitals report 108 kids dead from measles, health ministry guesses fewer

Two children share a bed at the Central Pediatrics Hospital in Hanoi as they receive emergency care for severe measles complications. Photo courtesy of Tuoi Tre

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

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 day(s) ago 3 related news

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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