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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.

A/H1N1 flu death toll reaches 38

Vietnam has had a total of 38 fatalities in over 10,600 A/H1N1 flu cases in 61 provinces and cities nationwide, according to Director of the Ministry of Health’s Preventive Medicine and Environment Nguyen Huy Nga.

Tenth death from A/H1N1 awaits confirmation

Vietnam ’s Health Ministry has not yet confirmed a tenth death from the A/H1N1 flu although the Ho Chi Minh City Pasteur Institute’s test has shown the victim was positive to the virus.

HCM City queries pricing of Tamiflu

The municipal Department of Health will carry out inspections of all pharmacies to check the pricing and quality of the anti-viral drug Tamiflu next week, according to officials.

Vietnam spreads information to combat spread of A/H1N1

The Health Ministry on July 28 sent an urgent telegram to central municipal and provincial health directors asking them to reinforce the dissemination of information on A/H1N1 amid complicated developments of the disease in Vietnam and around the world.