Hanoi stresses with dengue as infections rise

Hanoi stresses with dengue as infections rise

Hanoi has recorded over 17,365 dengue infections with seven deaths since the beginning of the year, Deputy head of the Hanoi Department of Health Hoang Duc Hanh said.
People dispose of unwanted containers where water may gather (Photo: SGGP)

Drastic increase of Aedes mosquitoes

Dengue viruses are transmitted to humans through bites of infective female Aedes mosquitoes in urban environments which provide it with numerous oviposition sites to lay eggs
PM orders to enhance dengue prevention

PM orders to enhance dengue prevention

In his urgent dispatch on July 27, Vietnamese Prime Minister ordered the Ministry of Health to supervise and adopt measures against outbreaks of dengue and prepare full equipment, medication for treatment to minimize mortality rate.
Dengue patients have to stay in path in  the Tropical Disease Hospital in HCMC (PHoto: SGGP)

Early outbreak of dengue fever reported nationwide

As the development of dengue is becoming complicated, a seminar named “ Enhancing dengue prevention task in hot spots” jointly held by the Ministry of Health and Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday.
Contagious diseases increase in Vietnam

Contagious diseases increase in Vietnam

According to the Department of Preventive Medicine’s statistic, in the first six months of the year, there has been an increase of contagious diseases compared to same period last year.
At HCM City’s Paediatrics Hospital 1 (Photo: VNA)

Doctors receive training in dengue-fever treatment as cases increase

More doctors at hospitals in provinces and districts throughout the country will receive training courses on treatment of dengue fever, as the number of cases has increased since the end of May and overcrowding continues at city and central-level hospitals.
A kid is being treated in Children Hospital in Ca Mau Province (Photo: SGGP)

Dengue plagues in Mekong delta

According to the Ministry of Health, though the figure of dengue infection cases has seen a 20 percent year-on-year decline in early 2017, the disease is rising in the Mekong delta at present.