Northern Vietnam reports highest number of death from rabies Health

Northern Vietnam reports highest number of death from rabies

Northern Vietnam remains the region with the highest number of death from rabies, accounting for 80 percent of the country’s mortality, deputy director of the Health Ministry’s Department of Preventive Medicine Dang Quang Tan told a meeting in Hanoi on August 6.
Myanmar: A H1N1 death toll reaches 71 ASEAN

Myanmar: A H1N1 death toll reaches 71

Death toll caused by seasonal influenza, A (H1N1) pdm09, rose to 71 across Myanmar on July 24 as the figure was unveiled by the Public Health Department under the Ministry of Health and Sports on July 25.
HCM City: sex difference at birth narrowed Society

HCM City: sex difference at birth narrowed

Ho Chi Minh City’s average male-to-female sex ratio at birth in the first six months of 2019 remained at a high level, with 109.9 boys per 100 girls, but the difference is smaller compared to the same period last year.
Deputy PM orders drastic measures to prevent ASF Health

Deputy PM orders drastic measures to prevent ASF

E-commerce is growing rapidly, posing challenges to State management agencies, as heard a conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on September 14 reviewing the five-year implementation of the government’s Decree No.52/2013/ND-CP on e-commerce.
Korean woman suspected of catching Chikungunya fever World

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.
Bird flu outbreak casts pall over Tet Health

Bird flu outbreak casts pall over Tet

The Ministry of Health has urged municipal and provincial people’s committees, health departments and citizens across the country to take preventions against a possible bird flu over the next 16 days ahead of the Lunar New Year and duringthe first months of the new year. ​