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.
 

Ha Noi sees surge in child patients

As summer shifts into autumn, the number of children with respiratory diseases, pneumonia and bronchitis is increasing, said Nguyen Tien Dung, head of Bach Mai Hospital's Paediatrics Ward.
Diseases break out in southern region

Diseases break out in southern region

The number of children and the elderly infected with respiratory diseases, dengue fever and cholera has soared in Ho Chi Minh City and southern provinces.
Weather changes, epidemics attack children, adults

Weather changes, epidemics attack children, adults

Meanwhile encephalitis has not showed reduction in number, some other hand-foot-mouth, dengue fever, measles, rubella and respiratory diseases attack both children and adults recently. According to medical experts, the cause of these diseases is the weather changes.