Crowded evacuation centres on alert for disease outbreaks

Crowded evacuation centres on alert for disease outbreaks

Five days after the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam of Laos collapsed, triggering massive flooding, almost 4,000 affected people have been moved to six evacuation centres in Sanamxay district, Attapeu province.
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.
 
The department of Preventive Medicine sends its document to local health authorities asking to strengthen disease prevention (Photo: SGGP)

Rainy season triggers disease outbreaks

As heavy rains and floods affect the country in July, in its document yesterday, the Department of Preventive Medicine asked directors of departments of heal nationwide to strengthen disease prevention.