Thailand, US cooperate in HIV, COVID-19 vaccine development World

Thailand, US cooperate in HIV, COVID-19 vaccine development

Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul and US Ambassador to Thailand Michael George DeSombre have agreed to strengthen cooperation between the two nations in COVID-19 vaccine development in Thailand.
People warned not to be complacent about dengue fever Health

People warned not to be complacent about dengue fever

Dengue fever cases dropped significantly in Vietnam during the first eight months of this year, but the country needed to remain vigilant as there were currently cases in 58 provinces and cities and the risk of a greater outbreak was extremely high, experts have said.
HCM City steps up surveillance of COVID-19 transmission sources Health

HCM City steps up surveillance of COVID-19 transmission sources

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Health should continue to thoroughly check transmission sources and risks in the community, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong said at a meeting with the Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
Dengue fever outbreak in Laos of concern World

Dengue fever outbreak in Laos of concern

While COVID-19 remains under control in Laos, dengue fever has continued to be an issue in the country, with 4,256 cases, including nine deaths, between January 1 and August 2.
Dengue fever worsens in Singapore World

Dengue fever worsens in Singapore

Three more people have died of dengue fever, bringing the total deaths for the year to 19 as Singapore is experiencing an unprecedented outbreak.
Singapore sees record weekly dengue infections World

Singapore sees record weekly dengue infections

The National Environment Agency (NEA) of Singapore has said the weekly number of dengue cases in the island state has reached a record high, with 895 people diagnosed in nearly six days, surpassing the 891 infections reported for one week in 2014.
Dengue infections in Singapore surge past 10,000 mark World

Dengue infections in Singapore surge past 10,000 mark

Dengue infections in Singapore have surpassed the 10,000 mark. This is the highest number of cases in the first five months since 2013, the largest outbreak year recorded in the country, according to the National Environment Agency (NEA).
GAVI lauds Vietnam’s ways to control COVID-19 Videos

GAVI lauds Vietnam’s ways to control COVID-19

GAVI, an international organisation that works to improve access to new and underused vaccines for children in the world's poorest countries, has published an article on its website gavi.org, highlighting the four ways Vietnam has managed to control the COVID-19 pandemic.