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.
 
Ministry warns of seasonal diseases

Ministry warns of seasonal diseases

The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health has warned public of streptococcus, acute diarrhea, poisoning and upward trend of diseases such as flu, measles, mumps, dengue and hand-foot-mouth during the winter-spring season of the year.

Vietnam successful in making measles-rubella vaccine

The Ministry of Health yesterday put through the clinical trial test of combined measles-rubella vaccine made by the Ministry’s Center for Research and Production of Vaccines and Biology (POLYVAC).