Health Ministry uses standby fund for Ebola prevention Health

Health Ministry uses standby fund for Ebola prevention

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has allowed the Ministry of Health to proactively use its standby fund created for countering epidemics in 2014 for preventive measures against Ebola epidemic, which has caused over 3,400 deaths in West Africa so far.
Ebola suspect Nigerian discharged Health

Ebola suspect Nigerian discharged

An Ebola suspect Nigerian was discharged from hospital on September 17 but remain being tracked in the community within the next 21 days, according to the Health Department of southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province.
Quang Ngai destroys 1,000 A/H5N6 infected ducks Health

Quang Ngai destroys 1,000 A/H5N6 infected ducks

The central province of Quang Ngai’s Steering Committee for cattle and poultry disease prevention, together with the Veterinary Sub-department, culled 1,000 A/H5N6 infected birds on September 16.
Sectors join hands to brace for Ebola epidemic Health

Sectors join hands to brace for Ebola epidemic

Representatives from relevant ministries and agencies gathered at a seminar in the northern port city of Hai Phong on September 15 to popularise measures against Ebola virus which has killed more than 2,400 people in West Africa to date.
Dengue fever cases increase in southern region Health

Dengue fever cases increase in southern region

Hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City over the last few weeks received nearly 150 people infected with dengue fever every day, a two-fold increase compared to the figure in July, according to the city's Preventive Medicine Centre.
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Measles-suspected cases seen in Son La, Hoa Binh

A number of scarlet fever cases suspected of measles have been recorded in the northern provinces of Son La and Hoa Binh, said the Department of Preventive Medicine under the Health Ministry on September 6.
Vietnamese returnee from Ebola-hit Liberia quarantined Health

Vietnamese returnee from Ebola-hit Liberia quarantined

A Vietnamese guest worker from Liberia – the worst affected by virus Ebola was willing to be quarantined at the Tropical Diseases Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City on August 20, with symptoms of fever and sore throat found before he arrived in Vietnam.
Vietnam keeps close watch on Ebola Health

Vietnam keeps close watch on Ebola

Two Ebola suspect Nigerians, who arrived at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City on August 19, have been discharged from hospital but remain being tracked in the community within the next 21 days.
Fever Nigerian passengers entering Vietnam quarantined Health

Fever Nigerian passengers entering Vietnam quarantined

The Pasteur Institute and the health department in Ho Chi Minh City on August 19 isolated two Nigerian passengers showing symptom of fever when entering Vietnam via Tan Son Nhat International Airport , according to the Preventive Medicine Centre under the Ministry of Health.