Laos steps up efforts against dengue fever World

Laos steps up efforts against dengue fever

Lao Minister of Health Bounkong Syhavong has stressed the need to mobilise more health workers to serve the treatment of dengue fever patients given the fact that Laos is facing the risk of dengue fever outbreaks.
Dengue fever spreads across country Health

Dengue fever spreads across country

Vietnam has seen a surge in dengue fever with about 71,000 cases recorded in the first half of 2019, rising more than three-fold year on year, according to the Ministry of Health.
Hanoi in peak season for dengue fever Health

Hanoi in peak season for dengue fever

Over 67,000 cases of dengue fever and three deaths were reported in the first five months of this year across the country, according to the latest report from 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.
US institute lauds Vietnam’s elimination of lymphatic filariasis Health

US institute lauds Vietnam’s elimination of lymphatic filariasis

Vietnam has got rid of lymphatic filariasis (LF) thanks to the Government’s drastic efforts and international support, stressed US RTI International - an independent and non-profit institute that provides research, development and technical services to government and commercial clients worldwide.
HCM City sees sharp rise in dengue fever cases Health

HCM City sees sharp rise in dengue fever cases

The number of dengue fever cases in Ho Chi Minh City shot up by 125 percent in October compared to a year earlier and could rise further this month, the peak season, the Preventive Health Centre has warned.
Vaccination is key to outbreak prevention: experts Health

Vaccination is key to outbreak prevention: experts

Health experts have urged parents to have their babies fully vaccinated in order to create a barrier of immunisation for the whole community as several infectious diseases are raging across the country.
Hanoi still wary of dengue fever Health

Hanoi still wary of dengue fever

Dengue fever in Hanoi has dropped since last month, down 95.8 percent against the same period last year, but the risk of contracting the disease is still high, warned Dr Nguyen Nhat Cam, Director of the city’s Disease Control Centre.