A medical worker is spraying chemical to kill mosquito (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam makes attempt to battle dengue fever

The dengue fever is now in its peak season in many provinces especially in Ho Chi Minh City, the Mekong delta and the Southeast region with dengue cases highly increasing compared to the same period last year; accordingly, health authorities have made attempts to battle the disease but the prevention task bumped into difficulties.
Singapore official warns of worsening dengue fever in dry season

Singapore official warns of worsening dengue fever in dry season

Head of Singapore’s National Environment Agency's (NEA) Chew Ming Fai has warned that the dengue problem in the country will get worse before it gets better, as the coming dry, hot months are prime breeding season for the dengue-spreading mosquito.
Dengue fever kills two and drives 2,163 people to hospitals

Dengue fever kills two and drives 2,163 people to hospitals

Dengue fever has killed two and drove 2,163 people into hospitals in the South, up 4 percent compared to last week and by 57 percent compared to same period last year, according to a report of the Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City.
The scorching temperature is able to easily cause heat-related illnesses and a risk of food poisoning incidents

People swelter in hottest days

Due to an impact of a hot westward low-pressure zone, both the Northern and Central regions have experienced the hottest days with an average temperature of 37- 39 degrees Celsius.
Avian influenza likely to reoccur in Vietnam

Avian influenza likely to reoccur in Vietnam

The Ministry of Health warned of reoccurrence of the avian influenza yesterday after the hospitalization of two people in Bach Mai Hospital in Hanoi.