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Residents in Hanoi capital infected with dengue virus type DEN-3

Along with dengue virus types DEN-1 and DEN-2 in circulation, health professionals in Hanoi have recently detected another type of DEN-3 in blood samples of several infected cases throughout the city.

Vietnam to test Japanese dengue vaccine amid a sharp rise in infections

Vietnam will test the efficacy of a Japanese produced vaccine against dengue fever to create immunity for people amid a rising number of dengue infections throughout the country.

Hanoi reports dengue fever spike

Hospitals in Hanoi have reported a sharp rise in number of dengue fever infections with more serious cases.

Hanoi on alert with over 1,300 dengue infections in past week

Hanoi is seeing the biggest increase in dengue fever cases in the country.

Dengue fever cases rise, 22 deaths recorded

The Ministry of Health has urged localities and people to be on high alert for cases of dengue fever as the number of infections has increased by 53% compared to the same period from last year.

Dengue fever cases show signs of increase in Vietnam

The spread of dengue fever has showing signs of increasing in both Hanoi and southern localities following several deaths being reported, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH) on October 6.

Cases of dengue fever hit majority of districts in Hanoi

The dengue fever season is starting to peak, with cases being detected in 29 out of 30 districts across the capital, according to information released by the Hanoi Department of Health,

Sharp rise in dengue fever cases nationwide

Since the beginning of the year up to 70,000 cases of dengue fever have been reported nationwide, including seven deaths, according to figures released by the Ministry of Health.

Vietnam poised to enter peak season for dengue fever in October and November

Due to the nation’s location in the tropical region of Southeast Asia, Vietnam typically sees cases of dengue fever throughout the year, 

People warned not to be complacent about dengue fever

Dengue fever cases dropped significantly in Vietnam during the first eight months of this year, but the country needed to remain vigilant as there were currently cases in 58 provinces and cities and the risk of a greater outbreak was extremely high.

Hanoi, Lam Dong province endure sharp rise in dengue fever cases

Over 330 cases of dengue fever have been detected in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong since the start of the year, with the majority of cases occurring in the districts of Bao Lam, Duc Trong, and Da Teh.

VN Health Ministry calls for drastic measures to control dengue fever

Dengue fever infections could spike nationwide if drastic measures to control the disease are not taken, the Ministry of Health has warned.

First Zika virus infection detected this year in Vietnam

The Ministry of Health on May 25 confirmed that a 25-year-old man in Da Nang city has been infected with Zika virus, becoming the first case of this infection in Vietnam this year.

Hanoi strives to get dengue fever under control in November

A total of 764 new cases of dengue fever were discovered in Hanoi between October 28 and November 3, a fall of six cases in comparison to the previous week, according to Nguyen Nhat Cam, director of the Hanoi Center for Disease Control.

Dengue fever enters peak season in southern Vietnam

The dengue fever season is peaking, with a sharp rise in incidence of the mosquito-borne disease in HCM City, the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta and the south-east, according to preventive medicine centres.

Hanoi records nearly 2,400 cases of dengue fever

The capital city of Hanoi has experienced a boom in the number of dengue fever cases from several places across seven districts, according to the municipal Department of Health.


105,000 dengue fever cases reported in seven months

As many as 105,000 cases of dengue fever have been recorded nationwide so far this year, including 10 deaths, and the number of the cases is likely to increase in localities across the country, according to the Ministry of Health.


Health ministry promises response as dengue fever sweeps country

The Ministry of Health will organise campaigns to combat dengue fever throughout this year since there has been a sharp increase in its incidence.

HCM City records five dengue deaths in six months

Ho Chi Minh City recorded five deaths due to dengue fever in the first six months of 2019, announced the municipal Preventive Medicine Centre on July 8.

Southern Vietnam see increase in dengue fever patients

Hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City are seeing more patients with dengue fever one month before the peak season for the disease.