Measles forecast to rise in Hanoi city Health

Measles forecast to rise in Hanoi city

Hanoi recorded 1,193 cases of measles since the beginning of this year, however, there has been no death from this disease, according to the city's health authorities.
More cases of measles reported nationwide Health

More cases of measles reported nationwide

As many as 2,000 cases of measles, including two deaths, have been recorded nationwide so far this year, according to the Preventive Medicine Department under the Ministry of Health.
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.
Health ministry warns of spring diseases Health

Health ministry warns of spring diseases

Health experts are advising people to take precautions to prevent epidemics and diseases that frequently occur in the first three months of the year during the humid weather and crowded festivals, said Tran Dac Phu, head of the Ministry of Health’s Department of Preventive Medicine.
Measles infections increasing in Hanoi Health

Measles infections increasing in Hanoi

Thirty-two cases of measles were recorded in Hanoi in the first three weeks of 2019, mostly children who are under five years old and have not been fully vaccinated.
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.