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.
Medical experts warn risk of waiting for self-paid vaccine

Medical experts warn risk of waiting for self-paid vaccine

The uptake of self-paid vaccines amongst parents in Ho Chi Minh City is high; however, waiting for foreign-made self-paid vaccine has risked the lives of children and the community because they have not immunized as per schedule.
Cases of measles skyrocketing in Vietnam

Cases of measles skyrocketing in Vietnam

The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health yesterday said cases of measles, a highly contagious, serious disease caused by a virus, have been skyrocketing.

Vaccinationis the most effective way to prevent infectious diseases (Photo: SGGP)

Measles highly likely to break out in Vietnam

At a meeting on March 21 on dengue and summer disease prevention, Deputy head of the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) Dr. Tran Nhu Duong warned the possible outbreaks of dangerous diseases in the next time.

Medical workers warn re-emergence of measles

Medical workers warn re-emergence of measles

Medical workers warned the re-emergence of measles because of its peak of three-five year period after Ho Chi Minh City Department of Preventive Medicine affirmed three cases of measles in two past weeks

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.

A medical worker is examining an adult suffering measles in Hanoi (Photo: SGGP)

Disease outbreaks likely to occur in Hanoi

While dengue fever cases dropped, cases of measles, mump, whooping cough, rubella and chickenpox are likely to rise in Hanoi. Worse, upward trend in the number of measles continue to increase.