Health ministry warns of spring diseases Health

Health ministry warns of spring diseases

Health experts are advising people to take precautions to prevent epidemics and diseases that frequently occur in the first three months of the year during the humid weather and crowded festivals, said Tran Dac Phu, head of the Ministry of Health’s Department of Preventive Medicine.
Health Ministry recommends preventive measures against MERS-CoV Health

Health Ministry recommends preventive measures against MERS-CoV

The Health Ministry is keeping a close watch on the developments of the Middle East respiratory syndrome-related corona virus (MERS-CoV) and giving recommendations on preventive measures to the public, following the information that the Republic of Korea recently reported the first case in 2018.
VN hospitals fall short of infection control targets Health

VN hospitals fall short of infection control targets

Hospital infection control is a major concern for health care providers and patients all over the world. Preventing such infections is a critical aspect of improving hospital safety, heard a recent conference in Hanoi.
Bird flu outbreak casts pall over Tet Health

Bird flu outbreak casts pall over Tet

The Ministry of Health has urged municipal and provincial people’s committees, health departments and citizens across the country to take preventions against a possible bird flu over the next 16 days ahead of the Lunar New Year and duringthe first months of the new year. ​
Hanoi: Diseases under control Health

Hanoi: Diseases under control

Diseases in Hanoi have been controlled over the past three months, Deputy Director of the municipal Health Department Hoang Duc Hanh has said.
Second case of MERS confirmed in Thailand World

Second case of MERS confirmed in Thailand

Thailand’s Public Health Ministry announced on January 24 the second confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) detected in a 71-year-old man from Oman.