Flooded street Le Duc Tho in Go Vap District  (Photo: SGGP)

Public concerned about chronic inundation in rainy season

Flooding was seen everywhere in Ho Chi Minh City after the downpours yesterday, city dwellers worried that inundation would get worse during this year’s rainy season as the VND10 trillion (US$438.5 million) project on flood management measures has been halted indefinitely to wait for completion of related paper formalities.

Injection of fluids must be under doctor's observation (Photo: SGGP)

Medical workers warn abuse of intravenous solutions

People fretted about complex dengue fever development and some of them treat by intravenous solutions and take medication to relieve fever; consequently, they suffer serious complications such as convulsion fits, kidney failure and even death.
 
The department of Preventive Medicine sends its document to local health authorities asking to strengthen disease prevention (Photo: SGGP)

Rainy season triggers disease outbreaks

As heavy rains and floods affect the country in July, in its document yesterday, the Department of Preventive Medicine asked directors of departments of heal nationwide to strengthen disease prevention.
 
Southern region officially enters rainy season

Southern region enters rainy season

The National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center has just issued a latest report about the El Nino-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) development.