More measles cases reported in HCM City Health

More measles cases reported in HCM City

Parents have delayed taking their nine-month-old children to healthcare facilities for measles vaccinations because of insufficient counselling from hospitals and doctors at vaccination centres.
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Measles-suspected cases seen in Son La, Hoa Binh

A number of scarlet fever cases suspected of measles have been recorded in the northern provinces of Son La and Hoa Binh, said the Department of Preventive Medicine under the Health Ministry on September 6.
No measles fatalities reported on May 8 Health

No measles fatalities reported on May 8

Vietnam observed an additional 47 measles cases on May 8 but no new deaths were recorded, according to the Preventative Medicine Department under the Ministry of Health.
25 provinces see no new measles cases on May 4 Health

25 provinces see no new measles cases on May 4

No death related to measles was reported on May 4 while 25 out of the country’s 63 cities and provinces did not see any new measles cases on the day, according to the Health Ministry’s Department of Preventive Medicine.
One measles-related death reported on May 3 Health

One measles-related death reported on May 3

One death related to measles was reported on May 3, bringing the total fatalities caused either directly or indirectly by the disease to 133, the Health Ministry reported on the same day.
Two measles-related deaths reported on May 1 Health

Two measles-related deaths reported on May 1

Two deaths related to measles were reported at the Bach Mai central hospital in Hanoi, bringing the total fatalities both directly due to the disease and related complications to 132, the Health Ministry reported on May 1.
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Numerous measures taken to contain measles

The Department of Preventive Health under the Ministry of Health on February 15 launched preventive measures against measles, which took the lives of three children in the country so far this year.
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Can Tho makes effort to prevent measles

In the face of a high risk of measles transmission, the Preventive Health Centre (PHC) of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho is promptly conducting preventive activities against measles in its districts, including a vaccination plan for local people.
Health Ministry calls on preventive measures against measles Health

Health Ministry calls on preventive measures against measles

The General Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health on February 10 called on all people, especially children, to apply preventive measures to avoid measles, with epidemic likely to spread in the humid and cold spring weather.
Measles campaign to vaccinate 7.5m children Health

Measles campaign to vaccinate 7.5m children

A new campaign launched by the Ministry of Health will cover 7.5 million children nationwide from Sept. 24, in an effort to cover at least 95 percent of the target population.