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Vaccination urged as measles spreads fast in Hanoi

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Vaccination urged as measles spreads fast in Hanoi

An unexpected spike in the number of children catching measles in Hanoi this summer has left doctors worrying about a potential outbreak, given that 90 percent of the infected children reportedly had yet to receive a vaccination.

Back to school season means disease risk

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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.

Hanoi warns about rise in measles cases

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Hanoi warns about rise in measles cases

More than 200 cases of measles have been reported in the capital city of Hanoi since the start of the year compared to just 60 cases that were recorded for the whole of last year, the municipal Department of Health has said.

Vietnam, France look to foster health link

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Vietnam, France look to foster health link

Vietnam and France signed many cooperation agreements in health during a working visit to France by Vietnamese Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien from June 13-17 at the invitation of French Minister of Solidarities and Health Agnès Buzyn.

Can Tho sets health care targets for 2018

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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.