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Preparations made to cope with swine fever

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Preparations made to cope with swine fever

A reaction plan to the African swine fever (ASF) is being developed by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development after pigs were found infected with the disease in neighbouring countries.

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.

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.

Hanoi works to minimize dengue fatalities

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Hanoi works to minimize dengue fatalities

The Hanoi Department of Health is intensifying measures to reduce the number of fatalities caused by mosquito-borne dengue fever – which is likely to cause more infections due to hot and rainy weather.