Medical workers fret about escalation of hand-foot-mouth cases

Medical workers fret about escalation of hand-foot-mouth cases

From the beginning of 2021 up to now, the number of children infected with hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) nationwide has escalated by 400 percent with some deaths due to serious complications. Health experts fretted that the complications of the disease leave serious longstanding sequelae in children.
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.