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Health Ministry issues plan against MERS-CoV

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Health Ministry issues plan against MERS-CoV

The Vietnamese Ministry of Health on June 6 issued an action plan against the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in an effort to promptly detect and treat infected cases and to prevent an outbreak of the disease in Vietnam.

Inspections focus on MERS-CoV threat

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Inspections focus on MERS-CoV threat

Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long has paid a visit to Noi Bai International Airport to check measures taken in response to a deadly outbreak of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV).

Health declaration required for passengers from RoK at Hanoi airport

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Health declaration required for passengers from RoK at Hanoi airport

All passengers from the Republic of Korea (RoK) are required to fill out health declaration forms when entering Vietnam via Hanoi-based Noi Bai International Airport as from June 3 as a precaution after the RoK has reported several cases of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV).

Thai Health Ministry affirms Thailand free of MERS-CoV

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Thai Health Ministry affirms Thailand free of MERS-CoV

Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) has affirmed that there are no patients in the country diagnosed with the Middle East respiratory syndrome corona virus (MERS-CoV), while urging the public to exercise precautions on health and sanitation.

Elevated disease concerns in Vietnam for 2015

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Elevated disease concerns in Vietnam for 2015

Vietnam is likely to face the spread of dangerous infectious diseases in 2015 such as Ebola, bird flu, hand-foot-and-mouth disease, and measles, especially in zones with large population fluctuations and ethnic minority areas, said Tran Dac Phu, Director of the Ministry of Health’s General Department of Preventive Medicine.

Health ministry tightens epidemic prevention measures

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Health ministry tightens epidemic prevention measures

The Ministry of Health has tightened epidemic prevention measures amid the threat posed by dangerous diseases such as of the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, dengue fever, hand-foot-mouth and avian influenza.