Medical expert advises not to take Tamiflu without prescription

Medical expert advises not to take Tamiflu without prescription

Because dwellers in Hanoi have lately bought Tamiflu for self-medication, Deputy Director the National Hospital of Pediatrics Tran Minh Dien said that Tamiflu was a prescription-only medicine in treatment of pneumonia complications.
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.

Ministry urges to fight against flu

Ministry urges to fight against flu

The Ministry of Health yesterday convened a meeting in Hanoi to adopt measures against flu as the ailment is developing complicatedly.
Flu patients increase due to cold weather

Flu patients increase due to cold weather

Following increasing flu hospitalizations, the Ministry of Health yesterday sent its urgent dispatch to departments of health nationwide asked to adopt preventive measures against flu.

Vaccinationis the most effective way to prevent infectious diseases (Photo: SGGP)

Outbreaks of deadly diseases likely occur : Ministry

At a meeting to implement desease prevention measures in Hanoi on November 3 the Ministry of Health warned while the number of dengue fever patients dropped drastically, other deadly infectious diseases are likely to occur from now to year-end.