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More anti-dengue mosquitoes released in Vietnam

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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.

Can Tho sets health care targets for 2018

Health

Can Tho sets health care targets for 2018

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho aims to lower the HIV infection rate in the locality to less than 0.3 percent in 2018, said Deputy Director of the municipal Health Department Cao Minh Chu.

EU provides financial aid for storm-hit residents

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EU provides financial aid for storm-hit residents

The European Commission has provided humanitarian aid worth 200,000 EUR to assist people in Vietnam’s central and south central regions affected by typhoon Damrey in November, said the European Union delegation in Vietnam on December 13.

Dengue infections fall nationwide

Health

Dengue infections fall nationwide

The number of new dengue fever infections nationwide has dropped for eight consecutive weeks, announced the General Department of Preventive Medicine under the Health Ministry on October 26.

Flood-hit areas brace for diseases

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Flood-hit areas brace for diseases

The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health warned yesterday that flooding and rains in central and northern provinces could trigger disease outbreaks.