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respiratory diseases

Dengue fever drops in HCM City

Health

Dengue fever drops in HCM City

The Preventive Health Centre in HCM City will continue its dengue-fever preventive programme this year as the city has seen a downward trend in the last two months.

Experts warn public of potential flu risks

Health

Experts warn public of potential flu risks

Warm, wet weather creates a conducive environment for different kinds of viruses - including the flu - to develop, so people should remain vigilant in order to allow for timely and proper treatment.

Hospital visits peak in winter

Society

Hospital visits peak in winter

The record cold spell with temperatures below 10 degrees Celsius over the past four days led to an increase in hospitalisations among children and the elderly for respiratory-related sicknesses.