Singapore detects first Zika cluster in 2019 World

Singapore detects first Zika cluster in 2019

The first Zika cluster in Singapore this year has been detected, after three cases were confirmed in Serangoon Gardens, the National Environment Agency of Singapore (NEA) said on September 13.
More anti-dengue mosquitoes released in Vietnam Health

More anti-dengue mosquitoes released in Vietnam

Mosquitoes infected with Wolbachia – a type of bacteria with the potential to prevent the spread of dengue fever –were released in Vinh Luong commune in the central province of Khanh Hoa’s Nha Trang city on March 6.
11 Zika cases reported in central Thailand ASEAN

11 Zika cases reported in central Thailand

Eleven people in Thailand's central Phichit province were confirmed to be infected with the Zika virus while 27 others are being monitored for confirmation, local authorities said on July 4.
Experts seek ways to control Arbovirus-caused diseases Health

Experts seek ways to control Arbovirus-caused diseases

About 130 Vietnamese and foreign medical experts gathered in Hanoi on June 12 at an international symposium on the management, prevention and control of some diseases caused by Arthropod-borne virus (Arbovirus), any of a group of viruses transmitted by mosquitoes, ticks or other arthropods.
Holiday surge for hospitals Health

Holiday surge for hospitals

More than 6,500 people were admitted to hospitals in HCM City over the recent four-day holiday because of traffic accidents, physical fights, and food poisoning, among other reasons.