Vietnam announces nine fatal diseases to be isolated

Vietnam announces nine fatal diseases to be isolated

According to the Ministry of Health’s dispatch 17/2019 on nine fatal diseases, medical facilities have to isolate diphtheria, whooping cough, measles, rubella, encephalitis, hand-foot-and mouth, chicken pox and mumps patients.
Medical experts warn risk of waiting for self-paid vaccine

Medical experts warn risk of waiting for self-paid vaccine

The uptake of self-paid vaccines amongst parents in Ho Chi Minh City is high; however, waiting for foreign-made self-paid vaccine has risked the lives of children and the community because they have not immunized as per schedule.
Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien (standing) speaks at the working session with HCM City's Health Department (Photo: VNA)

HCMC requested to double efforts to prevent measles

 Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien on March 9 inspected the prevention of measles in Ho Chi Minh City as there has been an unusually high number of cases recorded in the southern city since the end of 2018.
Diseases in HCMC show no sign of abating

Diseases in HCMC show no sign of abating

The Ho Chi Minh City Preventive Medicine Center yesterday said cases of dengue and measles continued to rise from February 8 to 14 with two deaths from dengue fever reportedly.

Cases of measles skyrocketing in Vietnam

Cases of measles skyrocketing in Vietnam

The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health yesterday said cases of measles, a highly contagious, serious disease caused by a virus, have been skyrocketing.

Alert to diseases after Tet holidays

Alert to diseases after Tet holidays

According to the Ministry of Health, much traveling of holidaymakers during Tet holidays ( the Lunar New Year) between localities to localities for festival celebrations has résulted in the strong possibility of disease transmission especially respiratory ailments, flu, measles, whooping cough and chicken pox.

More cases of measles in peak season

More cases of measles in peak season

Following the complicated development of measles with more hospitalized cases, the Preventive Medicine Department warned of vaccination against the fatal disease on January 17.