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.
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.
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.

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.

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.