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Dengue fever on rise in Hanoi

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Dengue fever on rise in Hanoi

The number of dengue fever cases has risen sharply in northern Vietnam, especially in Hanoi, with 500-700 cases reported each week, a 10- to 12-fold year-on-year rise, said Head of the Health Ministry’s Preventive Health and Environment Department Nguyen Huy Nga.

Closer links needed to combat pandemics

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Closer links needed to combat pandemics

Closer cooperation between nations, governments and organisations as well as citizens is essential if the world is to combat epidemics, natural disasters and calamities, said a representative of Vietnam ’s Red Cross Society (VRC).

Another H1N1 flu patient dies

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Another H1N1 flu patient dies

Another A/H1N1 flu patient died in Ho Chi Minh City, announced the municipal Department of Health on Sept. 8, but the Health Ministry has yet to confirm the case.

3,950 A/H1N1 cases reported to date

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3,950 A/H1N1 cases reported to date

September 8 alone witnessed 173 more people testing positive to the A/H1N1 virus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 3,950 so far, of whom three have died, reported the Ministry of Health.

More A/H1N1 flu cases reported

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More A/H1N1 flu cases reported

Vietnam confirmed 154 more cases of A/H1N1 influenza on Sept. 6, bringing the total number of flu patients in the country to 3,636 with two deaths.

180 A/H1N1 cases reported today

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180 A/H1N1 cases reported today

An additional 180 patients were tested positive for the A/H1N1 flu on Sept. 3, bringing the total of confirmed cases in Vietnam to 3,201 by 5 pm on the same day.