Quang Tri reports additional nine diphtheria cases

Quang Tri reports additional nine diphtheria cases

The Department of Health in the Central Province of Quang Tri today said that additional nine case of diphtheria were recorded in Song Ngan village in Gio Linh District bringing the total cases in the province to 14.
People are isolated to prevent further spread of diphtheria (Photo: SGGP)

One dead, 355 people isolated to prevent further spread of diphtheria

The public health in the South-Central Province of Dak Nong has isolated 335 people to prevent further spread of diphtheria, an acute respiratory disease caused by infection with Corynebacterium diphtheria, after a death of a child succumbing to the fatal disease.

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.
Low vaccination rate in National Expanded Immunization Program

Low vaccination rate in National Expanded Immunization Program

The National Expanded Immunization Program (NEIP) yesterday announced there is a decline of children who have been vaccinated against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), hepatitis B, and Haemophilus influenza type B.
25 percent of HCMC kids below one year age unvaccinated

25 percent of HCMC kids below one year age unvaccinated

Around 16,269 kindergartners ( or 25 percent of total city kids) in Ho Chi Minh City have not been vaccinated against five common, potentially fatal diseases affecting infants – diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, hepatitis B and Haemophilus influenza type B and this triggers increase in infection cases of these diseases, said the municipal Center of Preventive Health.
Kids under five to receive free vaccine

Kids under five to receive free vaccine

The Ministry of Health has announced to provide free vaccine in the Expanded Immunization Program for ten contagious diseases for children aged under five years.