Parents should take their children to hospital for vaccination against measles (PHoto: SGGP)

Parents warned to vaccinate kids as measles begins to come back

Cases of measles amongst kids are escalating as children hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City admit many patients while medical experts warned the spread of a measles outbreak in the community if kids are not vaccinated fully or too young to have a shot.

Vaccination is the best way to prevent measles (Photo: SGGP)

Measles patients in Hanoi escalate rapidly

The Department of Health in Hanoi yesterday said no death from measles has been recorded yet the number of measles patients is rapidly escalating.

Measles cases soar across Hanoi

There have been 242 measles cases in Hanoi since the beginning of the year, said Director of the city Department of Health Nguyen Nhat Cam on July 23.

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.