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tropical diseases

People urged to get vaccine against tetanus

Health

People urged to get vaccine against tetanus

Doctors from HCM City’s Hospital for Tropical Diseases advised people to vaccinate against tetanus as the hospital admitted 134 patients with the disease in the first four months of this year, accounting for nearly 50 percent of last year’s total.

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.