Recurrence of bizarre skin disease in Quang Ngai province

Bizarre skin disease recurred in the central province of Quang Ngai’s Ba To District prompting worries amongst residents.

Recurrence of bizarre skin disease in Quang Ngai province

Head of the Department of Preventive Health Professor Tran Dac Phu announced from December 9-13, medical center in Ba To recorded five infection cases of bizarre skin.
The Department of Preventive Health under the Ministry of Health ordered the provincial Department of Health to liaise with relevant agencies to enhance disease surveillance with the aim to detect infection cases and people in the community at risk of contracting the disease for timely treatment .
Along with this, health authority needs to guide locals to harvest and preserve rice in right way to prevent fungicide infection. Increased information of balance meals with vitamins and minerals to improve constitution is needed.
Additionally, residents should be instructed to clean the surrounding environment, keep personal hygiene and have boiled food and water.
The Pasteur Institute Nha Trang was requested to increase supervision along with local health authority in these above-mentioned activities.

By QUOC LAP – Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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