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.
Back to school season means disease risk Health

Back to school season means disease risk

Students face several diseases at the beginning of the new school year, such as dengue fever, hand-foot-mouth disease, measles and flu, so epidemic prevention efforts should be strengthened, health experts warned.
Dengue fever cases nationwide fall Health

Dengue fever cases nationwide fall

Most localities nationwide have reported declines in dengue fever cases in the past four weeks, said Tran Dac Phu, Director of the Health Ministry’s Preventive Medicine Department, on September 14.
Dengue fever cases continue reducing Health

Dengue fever cases continue reducing

The number of dengue fever cases dropped last week but is still high, said Tran Dac Phu, Director of the Preventive Medicine Department under the Health Department at a meeting on August 31.
Hanoi: new dengue fever cases drop Health

Hanoi: new dengue fever cases drop

The number of new dengue fever cases in Hanoi has dropped in the recent two weeks but is still high, heard a meeting of the Steering Committee on Epidemics Prevention and Control in Hanoi on August 25.
Schools urged to take preventive measures against diseases Health

Schools urged to take preventive measures against diseases

The Department of Preventive Medicine has instructed health officials in provinces and cities nationwide to cooperate with education departments to strengthen cleanliness at schools to prevent outbreaks of hand, foot and mouth disease and dengue fever.