Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 12:18:30

Government aims to improve border health checks

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Government aims to improve border health checks

Communicable diseases from around the world could enter Vietnam and spread easily if the country does not improve prevention and control, said Tran Dac Phu, Director of the Ministry of Health’s Preventive Medicine Department.

Ministry warns of foot and mouth disease spread

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Ministry warns of foot and mouth disease spread

The Ministry of Health has asked people across the country to take protective measures against hand, foot, and mouth disease after data from the ministry’s General Department of Preventive Medicine showed that over 2,100 people had contracted the disease in 57 localities this year.

Health Ministry warns of yellow fever

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Health Ministry warns of yellow fever

The Preventive Medicine Department said it will increase the monitoring of those who return from African and Latin American countries, where yellow fever outbreaks are occurring.