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.
Quang Nam watches out for MERS-CoV Health

Quang Nam watches out for MERS-CoV

Central Quang Nam province has been closely monitoring patients with symptoms of acute respiratory failure to prevent the transmission of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV).
45,000 individuals screened for MERS symptoms Health

45,000 individuals screened for MERS symptoms

Nearly 45,000 individuals arriving in Vietnam by air, sea and land from countries affected by the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) have been screened by body-temperature scanners, a health official said.
Lam Dong: suspected MERS case tests negative Health

Lam Dong: suspected MERS case tests negative

The Russian visitor in Lam Dong province who was suspected of contracting the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome – Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) tested negative for the deadly virus, affirmed the Central Highlands province’s Department of Health Director Pham Thi Bach Yen on June 24.
ASEAN concerned over MERS-CoV spread World

ASEAN concerned over MERS-CoV spread

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is concerned over the spread of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), said ASEAN Secretary-General Le Luong Minh.
Hanoi runs MERS-Cov handling drill Health

Hanoi runs MERS-Cov handling drill

A drill was jointly conducted by the Bac Thang Long Hospital and the municipal Department of Health on June 20 in Hanoi to enhance instruction capacity and effective and quick response in the case the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) enters the country.
Hanoi extends precautions against MERS-CoV Health

Hanoi extends precautions against MERS-CoV

Hanoi has been stepping up precautionary measures to ward off transmission risk of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), as heard at a meeting on June 18 in Hanoi between Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien and the municipal authorities.
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Medial workers trained in handling MERS-CoV

The Ministry of Health is organising a training course for more than 200 medical staff from 10 northern mountainous provinces on dealing with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) from June 17-18.
Health Ministry issues plan against MERS-CoV Health

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.
Vietnam ready to cope with MERS-CoV: official Health

Vietnam ready to cope with MERS-CoV: official

Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long spoke with Nhan Dan (People) newspaper about Vietnam’s measures to deal with the threat posed by the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV).
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Philippines steps up prevention after MERS-CoV case confirmed

The Philippine President on February 11 ordered the Acting Health Secretary to ensure that all necessary preventive measures are taken to prevent the spread of the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) after an infection was confirmed.
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Coronavirus yet to be found in Thailand

Although the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus has not been reported in Thailand, the country’s Public Health Ministry will keep a close watch on the situation.