Philippines reports 10 more Zika cases World

Philippines reports 10 more Zika cases

The Philippines has recorded 10 more new Zika cases, bringing the total number of locally-transmitted cases to 33, according to its health department.
Philippines: Zika cases continue rising ASEAN

Philippines: Zika cases continue rising

The Philippines has recorded six more Zika virus infection cases, bringing the total number of locally-transmitted cases to 23, Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial told the press on November 4.
Vietnam raises warning level for Zika virus Health

Vietnam raises warning level for Zika virus

Vietnam has raised the warning level for the Zika virus following the information about an Australian visitor who tested positive for Zika after returning from the Southeast Asian nation.
Thailand calms public fear over Zika virus World

Thailand calms public fear over Zika virus

Thai people should not be in a panic over the Zika virus, the Public Health Ministry said on February 2, after a second case of the virus was confirmed in the country.
No case of Zika infection reported in Vietnam Health

No case of Zika infection reported in Vietnam

No cases of Zika fever have been reported in Vietnam so far, but there is a high risk that the virus may enter the country due to the presence of Aedes mosquitos which transmit the virus, and trade, t
Health

Australian scientist shares strategies on dengue elimination

Professor Scott O’Neill, who is the leader of the “Global Eliminate Dengue Research Programme” and Dean of Science Faculty at Monash University (Australia), chaired a roundtable and gave a lecture on dengue elimination at the Hanoi Medical University on June 11.
Health

PM orders new clampdown on all epidemics

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Sept. 6 sent a message to ministries, sectors and localities to strengthen the prevention and control of the avian influenza A/H5N1, hand-foot-mouth disease and dengue fever.
Politics

Ancient art needs a new home

With a decrepit building as its only showcase in the city, the very existence of cai luong (reformed theatre) is threatened, a heartbreaking scenario for professionals and fans of this traditional performing art who have been longing for a new and modern theatre.