Diseases in HCMC show no sign of abating

Diseases in HCMC show no sign of abating

The Ho Chi Minh City Preventive Medicine Center yesterday said cases of dengue and measles continued to rise from February 8 to 14 with two deaths from dengue fever reportedly.

One Vietnamese adult dies of dengue

One Vietnamese adult dies of dengue

The Hospital of Tropical Disease Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City reported one death of dengue and several serious cases.

Cold weather conducive to outbreaks of measles

Cold weather conducive to outbreaks of measles

Medical experts warned that unpredictable weather and increasing travelling during Tet holidays (the Lunar New Year) will be conducive to outbreaks of measles.

Health Ministry calls for people participation in fighting measles, HFM, dengue

Health Ministry calls for people participation in fighting measles, HFM, dengue

The Ministry of Health (MoH) and the People’s Committee in Hanoi launched a campaign to prevent measles, hand-foot-mouth (HFM) and dengue at Dich Vong Hau preschool yesterday with the participation of around 1,000 representatives from ministries, agencies and international organizations.