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Philippines: measles cases sharply increase in Manila

 The Philippine Department of Health has noted a sharp rise of measles cases in Manila, prompting health authorities to declare on February 6 measles outbreak in the Philippine capital.
Nearly 2,000 measles cases reported in HCMC

Nearly 2,000 measles cases reported in HCMC

Around 1,989 measles cases were reported in Ho Chi Minh City in only three first weeks of the year and cases are escalating unstoppably, reported the city Department of Health.

Sixty measles cases reported in first week of 2019 in HCMC

Sixty measles cases reported in first week of 2019 in HCMC

The Preventive Medicine Department in Ho Chi Minh City said in the first week of 2019, HCMC reported 625 dengue cases, up 127 percent against the same period last year and 60 hand-foot-and mouth cases, a year-on-year increase of 88 percent.

Measles cases soar across Hanoi

There have been 242 measles cases in Hanoi since the beginning of the year, said Director of the city Department of Health Nguyen Nhat Cam on July 23.