The Ministry of Health warns that families should have their babies vaccinated as scheduled in the National Expanded Immunization Program

Ministry of Health warns about high risk of new measles outbreak

Due to a gradual increase of measles cases, the Ministry of Health yesterday asked the People’s Committees of all provinces and cities nationwide to have a closed eye on measles prevention in order to avoid any possible outbreak.
The Ministry of Health suggests that babies should be vaccinated as scheduled to prevent diseases

New vaccines to be introduced in Vietnam this May

The Ministry of Health and the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology held a media press on April 16 to announce the official use of new vaccines in the 2018 National Expanded Immunization Program. These new vaccines to be applied nationwide from May 2018 include made-in-Vietnam MR-Vac Vaccine for measles-rubella, made-in-France IPV Vaccine for polio, and made-in-India ComBe Five Vaccine to replace the current 5-in-1 Quinvaxem.
Vaccinationis the most effective way to prevent infectious diseases (Photo: SGGP)

Measles highly likely to break out in Vietnam

At a meeting on March 21 on dengue and summer disease prevention, Deputy head of the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) Dr. Tran Nhu Duong warned the possible outbreaks of dangerous diseases in the next time.

Medical workers warn re-emergence of measles

Medical workers warn re-emergence of measles

Medical workers warned the re-emergence of measles because of its peak of three-five year period after Ho Chi Minh City Department of Preventive Medicine affirmed three cases of measles in two past weeks

HCMC records three cases of measles

HCMC records three cases of measles

Three people were taken to hospital with diagnosis of measles during two past weeks, repported the Preventive Medicine Department in Ho Chi Minh City.

Kids under five to receive free vaccine

Kids under five to receive free vaccine

The Ministry of Health has announced to provide free vaccine in the Expanded Immunization Program for ten contagious diseases for children aged under five years.

A medical worker is examining an adult suffering measles in Hanoi (Photo: SGGP)

Disease outbreaks likely to occur in Hanoi

While dengue fever cases dropped, cases of measles, mump, whooping cough, rubella and chickenpox are likely to rise in Hanoi. Worse, upward trend in the number of measles continue to increase.
 
Vaccinationis the most effective way to prevent infectious diseases (Photo: SGGP)

Outbreaks of deadly diseases likely occur : Ministry

At a meeting to implement desease prevention measures in Hanoi on November 3 the Ministry of Health warned while the number of dengue fever patients dropped drastically, other deadly infectious diseases are likely to occur from now to year-end.