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.
Vaccination is the best way to prevent measles (Photo: SGGP)

Measles patients in Hanoi escalate rapidly

The Department of Health in Hanoi yesterday said no death from measles has been recorded yet the number of measles patients is rapidly escalating.