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Vaccination urged as measles spreads fast in Hanoi

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Vaccination urged as measles spreads fast in Hanoi

An unexpected spike in the number of children catching measles in Hanoi this summer has left doctors worrying about a potential outbreak, given that 90 percent of the infected children reportedly had yet to receive a vaccination.

Hanoi warns about rise in measles cases

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Hanoi warns about rise in measles cases

More than 200 cases of measles have been reported in the capital city of Hanoi since the start of the year compared to just 60 cases that were recorded for the whole of last year, the municipal Department of Health has said.

Dengue outbreak risks remain despite fall in new cases

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Dengue outbreak risks remain despite fall in new cases

Although the number of dengue fever cases in Vietnam in the first months of this year posted a year-on-year decrease of 41.4 percent, there remain numerous latent risks of the disease to break out, according to the Department of Preventive Medicine.

HCM City hospitals open for Tet

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HCM City hospitals open for Tet

The Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City has instructed all hospitals in the city not to refuse emergency aid to patients during the Tet (Lunar New Year) period.