Encephalitis outbreak feared after 7 infant deaths in northern Vietnam

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Encephalitis outbreak feared after 7 infant deaths in northern Vietnam

At least seven babies in the mountainous province of Cao Bang died the past five weeks possibly due to viral encephalitis, raising concerns about an outbreak.

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Healthcare festival benefits children in city

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Healthcare festival benefits children in city

A healthcare festival will take place in two days May 28 and 29 in September 23rd Park in Ho Chi Minh City, benefitting kids.

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Nearly 2 million kids vaccinated against Japanese encephalitis in NEIP

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Nearly 2 million kids vaccinated against Japanese encephalitis in NEIP

The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health yesterday said that since 2015 vaccine against Japanese encephalitis has been officially included into the National Expanded Immunization Program (NEIP) and is vaccinated monthly.

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Health Ministry denies rumor of vaccination at home

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Because there has been a rumor that five-in-one vaccine Pentaxim was injected at homes, the Department of Health has sent urgent document to medical units, claiming that no medical clinic or a person was allowed to administer vaccine at homes, said Director of the Department of Preventive Medicine Dr. Nguyen Nhat Cam on May 20.

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Health experts warn of possible entrance of yellow fever into country

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health yesterday warned a possible entrance of Yellow Fever (YF), an acute viral hemorrhagic disease transmitted by infected mosquitoes into Vietnam.

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HCM City: No Zika virus found after city-linked RoK case reported

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HCM City: No Zika virus found after city-linked RoK case reported

No case suspected of carrying Zika virus has been detected in District 7, HCM City, since a Republic of Korea (RoK) woman was found with Zika virus on her return home from the city.

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Ministry of Health introduces new vaccines

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Ministry of Health introduces new vaccines

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has introduced several new vaccines in the National Expanded Programme on Immunisation in an effort to improve the efficiency of disease prevention, the Preventive Health Department has reported.

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RoK Zika case may have been infected in Vietnam

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RoK Zika case may have been infected in Vietnam

The Republic of Korea (RoK) on May 7 confirmed that its fourth national to contract the Zika virus had recently returned from a trip to Vietnam.

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New vaccines introduced to improve efficiency of disease prevention

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New vaccines introduced to improve efficiency of disease prevention

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has introduced several new vaccines in the National Expanded Programme on Immunisation in an effort to improve the efficiency of disease prevention, the Preventive Health Department reported yesterday.

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Dengue fever develops in Mekong delta

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

Though it is dry season, dengue fever is plaguing in the Mekong delta provinces.

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First infection case of bird flu A/H1N1 in HCMC reported

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

The Department of Preventive Medicine in Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday reported the first infection case of bird flu H1N1 this year.

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Newborn disease outbreaks push S. Korea to stiffen care center oversight

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Newborn disease outbreaks push S. Korea to stiffen care center oversight

Like more than half of South Korean mothers, Kim Ju-yeon spent two weeks recuperating and relaxing in a health care center with her newborn after she gave birth last June.

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Dengue cases to increase in rainy season

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Despite the Ministry of Health and related agencies’ media campaign against dengue fever has been launched, a majority of residents and authorities are still negligent over the disease, the Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City, said.

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US helps Vietnam train field epidemiologists

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US helps Vietnam train field epidemiologists

A graduation ceremony for two classes of the Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) was held within the framework of the fourth annual National Field Epidemiology Training Program Scientific Conference in Da Nang last week.

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U.S. help VN investigate disease outbreaks

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U.S. help VN investigate disease outbreaks

VGP - The fourth annual National Field Epidemiology Training Program Scientific Conference was held in the central city of Da Nang recently, showcasing over 35 public health research projects from national, regional, and provincial public health institutes in Viet Nam.

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