Global plague infections raise concerns in Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 15 hour(s) ago 3 related news

Vietnam’s health authorities issued a national health warning following a World Health Organization announcement of 19 confirmed bubonic plague cases this Fall.

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Vietnam monitors imported creatures in border gates on alert for plague

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SaiGon GP English 16 hour(s) ago 3 related news

The Department of Preventive Medicine under Vietnamese Ministry of Health sent a dispatch to its sub-divisions asking to prevent mouse plague which was recorded in some nations in the world.

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Health Minister issues bubonic plague warning

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VOV News English 19 hour(s) ago 1 duplicate news 3 related news

Health Minister issues bubonic plague warning

(VOV) -Vietnam faces a potential bubonic plague epidemic unless it takes precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the disease, the Ministry of Health (MoH) has warned.

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Hand-foot-mouth disease hits Khanh Hoa province

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VOV News English 2 day(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Hand-foot-mouth disease hits Khanh Hoa province

(VOV) -Since the beginning of November, hand-foot-mouth disease has struck 7out of 8 communes in Khanh Son district in central coastal Khanh Hoa province, resulting in a sharp increase in infection cases.

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Vietnam alerts with mouse plague

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

In response to the mouse plague which is breaking out in Madagascar, the Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health yesterday said that it is tightening control on mouse plague in border gates and plague-prone areas.

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Ostracism weakens HIV/AIDS fight

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

Stigma and discrimination continue to undermine the nation's fight against HIV/AIDS, Nguyen Hoang Long, Director, Viet Nam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control, tells the Viet Nam News Agency.

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Hanoi: Preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

Hanoi has offered preventive care and medical interventions to all HIV-positive pregnant women in an attempt to minimise mother-to-child transmission.

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Dengue, hand-foot-mouth reach peak in HCM City

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

An increased incidence of dengue and hand-foot-and-mouth disease was recorded across Ho Chi Minh City as they are at their peaks of the year, Nguyen Tri Dung, Director of the city’s Preventive Medicine Centre, said on November 5.

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Youth get free measles-rubella vaccines

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

As part of the national campaign to provide the combined measles-rubella vaccine, more than 150,000 children aged 10 to 14 in HCM City have received shots, according to Dr Nguyen Tri Dung, head of the city's Preventive Health Centre.

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Health ministry asks other agencies to join in Ebola prevention

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago 2 related news

Health ministry asks other agencies to join in Ebola prevention

Vietnam’s Ministry of Health has called for urgent coordination from other ministries to take measures to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus that has killed nearly 5,000 people in West Africa.

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Health ministry asks other agencies to join in Ebola prevention

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 week(s) ago 2 related news

Health ministry asks other agencies to join in Ebola prevention

Vietnam’s Ministry of Health has called for urgent coordination from other ministries to take measures to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus that has killed nearly 5,000 people in West Africa.

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Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia join hands to fight Ebola

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago 3 duplicate news 1 related news

Representatives from the health sector of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia have agreed on a joint action programme to prevent the spread of infectious diseases, particularly Ebola, through their shared aviation and land ports of entry.

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Global study finds dengue fever vaccine effective

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago 2 related news

A clinical study of a new dengue vaccine in five countries in Asia, including Viet Nam, shows overall efficacy of 56.5 per cent against symptomatic dengue in children aged two to 14.

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Suspected Ebola patient tested negative for deadly virus

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

Suspected of having Ebola when Chu Van Chung, 26, had a high fever after returning from an African country to Vietnam, Chung just tested negative for Ebola virus, said Professor Tran Dac Phu, head of the Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health on November 2.

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Health officials say patient suspected for Ebola, tests positive for Malaria

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

A Vietnamese man who is suspected of having Ebola after showing a high fever, was tested positive for Malaria, said Tran Dac Phu, head of the Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health on November 1.

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