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Phu Yen declares end to A/H5N6 outbreak

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Phu Yen declares end to A/H5N6 outbreak

The central province of Phu Yen recorded no new outbreak of A/H5N6 influenza in the locality over the past three weeks, said Nguyen Van Lam, vice head of the provincial sub-department of animal husbandry and veterinary medicine, on November 21.

HCM City identifies babies in need of measles shots

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HCM City identifies babies in need of measles shots

Health centres in Ho Chi Minh City are working to verify how many children aged one to five have not been immunised against measles for a national campaign to provide free two-in-one vaccines against measles and rubella starting this month.

Hanoi still wary of dengue fever

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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.

Experts concern over virus Enterovirus 71

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Experts concern over virus Enterovirus 71

The reoccurrence of virus Enterovirus 71 (EV71), a common cause of life-threatening illnesses for hand-foot-mouth (HFMD) patients, has made the disease dangerous and could easily spread into an outbreak, health experts have said.

Disease season peaks in southern region

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Disease season peaks in southern region

Hospitals in the southern region have admitted many patients diagnosed with hand-foot-mouth disease, measles or upper respiratory infections as the peak season for contagious diseases has arrived.

Health Ministry recommends preventive measures against MERS-CoV

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Health Ministry recommends preventive measures against MERS-CoV

The Health Ministry is keeping a close watch on the developments of the Middle East respiratory syndrome-related corona virus (MERS-CoV) and giving recommendations on preventive measures to the public, following the information that the Republic of Korea recently reported the first case in 2018.