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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.

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.

Vietnam enhances diabetes screening

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Vietnam enhances diabetes screening

Vietnam has instituted many screening programmes for diabetes and pre-diabetes as part of efforts to reduce the rate of undiagnosed diabetics and protect people from cardiometabolic disorders which are intrinsically linked with diabetes and a major cause of morbidity and mortality world-wide, according to experts.

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.