HCM City sees strong rise in dengue fever cases Health

HCM City sees strong rise in dengue fever cases

The number of dengue fever cases in Ho Chi Minh City in the first seven weeks of 2019 surged by nearly 250 percent over the same period last year, reported the city’s Preventive Medicine Centre.
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.
Vietnam responds to Global Handwashing Day Health

Vietnam responds to Global Handwashing Day

As many as 2,000 primary teachers and pupils in Hanoi joined officials and delegates from international organisations at a meeting held in the city on October 15 in response to Global Handwashing Day.
Ministry warns about hand-foot-mouth disease rise Health

Ministry warns about hand-foot-mouth disease rise

The Ministry of Health has issued a warning that the current season, when students gather for the new school year, is the time when the number of hand-foot-mouth disease cases among children is on the rise.
Dak Lak sees rises in contagious diseases Health

Dak Lak sees rises in contagious diseases

Abnormal weather has resulted in increases in infectious diseases, especially dengue fever, diarrhoea and hand-foot-mouth disease in Dak Lak province since the beginning of May.