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disease control

Dengue fever spreads in Bangkok

World

Dengue fever spreads in Bangkok

Bangkok Governor Aswin Khwanmuang on September 17 alerted citizens to dengue fever as the city has recorded nearly 6,000 infections and five fatalities so far this year.

Hanoi sets up centre for disease control

Health

Hanoi sets up centre for disease control

Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has approved the establishment of a centre for disease control based on the restructuring of the Centre for Preventive Medicine in Hanoi.

Indonesian Government warns citizens against flu

ASEAN

Indonesian Government warns citizens against flu

The Indonesian Government has warned its citizens against flu as it can lead to fatal complications such as pneumonia, as the government learns that many Indonesian people do not seek medical help until the disease becomes worse.

Korean woman suspected of catching Chikungunya fever

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Korean woman suspected of catching Chikungunya fever

The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said on June 15 that health authorities are launching epidemiological investigations into a woman with a suspected case of a mosquito-borne illness that can permanently deform sufferers' joints.

Health centre mergers require job reshuffle

Health

Health centre mergers require job reshuffle

More than 1,200 health care managers will need new jobs when centres for preventive health, HIV/AIDS, malaria and others are merged into one Centre for Disease Control (CDC) in each province in 2021.

Experts meet for bio-safety talks in HCM City

Health

Experts meet for bio-safety talks in HCM City

As many as 180 international and Vietnamese bio-safety experts, professionals and practitioners are discussing bio-risk, bio-preparedness, and bio-terrorism at the 12th Asia-Pacific Biosafety Association (A-PBA) Conference that opened in Ho Chi Minh City on August 24.