Philippines steps up prevention after MERS-CoV case confirmed

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

The Philippine President on February 11 ordered the Acting Health Secretary to ensure that all necessary preventive measures are taken to prevent the spread of the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) after an infection was confirmed.

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Department warns of recurrence of Pertussis

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

Due to recurrence of the Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, in some nothern province's districts, the Department of Preventative Medicine, under the Ministry of Health, said that this is a highly contagious respiratory disease which most commonly affects infants and young children.

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Children get disease due to bad weather

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Since the beginning of the year, hospitals have received some children in the Northern provinces suffering Pertussis, Tran Dac Phu, head of the Health Ministry's Preventive Health Department, said on February 1.

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Whooping cough breaks out in Ha Noi

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Several children in Ha Noi have been taken to hospital in a critical condition after contracting whooping cough (pertussis), a highly infectious respiratory infection.

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Pertussis outbreak detected in Ha Noi

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Pertussis outbreak detected in Ha Noi

Several children in Ha Noi have been diagnosed with pertussis, even as the peak season of the disease approaches.

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Over 1,500 hand-foot-mouth children reported since beginning of 2015 in Vietnam

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

The Department of Preventative Medicine, a part of the Ministry of Health, yesterday said that the country has recorded of 1,551 cases of hand-foot-mouth since the beginning of the year.

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Sudden cold spell in southern Vietnam triggers rise in respiratory problems

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Sudden cold spell in southern Vietnam triggers rise in respiratory problems

A cold front is hitting southern Vietnam, having caused a sharp temperature drop in the past few days and led to a rise in respiratory problems among residents.

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Vietnam sees first fatal case of hand-foot-mouth disease in 2015

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

A toddler from the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang died of hand-foot-mouth disease on January 4, marking the first HFMD fatality in the country this year.

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Child cases of diarrhea, respiratory diseases rise

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The number of children admitted to hospitals in Ha Noi for respiratory diseases and diarrhoea caused by the Rota virus has increased in the last few weeks, doctors say.

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Localities told to stay alert for flu viruses, diseases

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VOV News English 2 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Health has urged all provinces and cities nationwide to intensify measures preventing influenza viruses and diseases amid the approaching Lunar New Year holiday, a move triggered by reports of avian flu outbreaks in some localities.

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National project helps prevent respiratory diseases

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VOV News English 2 month(s) ago

A national project on bronchial asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has been implemented in 30 provinces and cities across the country in 2014 has helped spread knowledge about the diseases in the community, it was reported at a conference in Hanoi on December 25.

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National project helps prevent respiratory diseases

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

A national project on bronchial asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) implemented in 30 provinces and cities across the country in 2014 has helped spread knowledge about the diseases in the community, it was reported at a conference in Hanoi on December 25.

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VIetnamese boy dies of mysterious poisoning, mother questioned

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City police are questioning the parents of a toddler who died of respiratory decline brought on by poisoning on Wednesday .

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Global plague infections raise concerns in Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(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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Emergency helicopter helps save life of ill fisherman

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VOV News English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

A fisherman suffering from acute lung failure with the risk of heart, liver and kidney damage caused by a throat abscess has been saved after being flown ashore by a military helicopter for emergency treatment.

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