Update news disease prevention
Vietnam is currently seeing a spike in the number of hand-foot-mouth disease (HFMD) among children, with more than 40,000 cases and 16 deaths recorded so far.
Drug Administration of Vietnam under the Ministry of Health (MoH) has imported 6,000 bottles of Plasma-derived Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) to Vietnam to supply local hospitals for treatment of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD).
The number of chickenpox infections recorded in Hanoi since the beginning of the year have increased by nearly 140 times compared the same period from last year, according to the Hanoi Center for Disease Control (CDC).
Vietnam detected 103,120 tuberculosis (TB) patients in 2022, up nearly 31% year-on-year, and 1.8% against that of 2020.
In its yesterday’s official dispatch to people's committees of provinces and cities on organizing the implementation of the 2023 epidemic prevention plan, the Ministry of Health warned of possible outbreaks of dangerous diseases.
Ho Chi Minh City has recorded a cluster of 20 H1N1 influenza A infections at a local primary school in District 10, the Ho Chi Minh City Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (HCDC).
The recent announcement by Cambodia of two human cases of H5N1 avian influenza on February 24 has raised concerns about the spread of the disease in Vietnam.
The army will develop a COVID-19 prevention and control plan based on a scenario for the outbreak at five levels in a bid to effectively deal with the epidemic, said Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Tran Don.
VietNamNet Bridge – The number of dengue fever cases in Ha Noi has increased since the beginning of this year, even though it is not yet high season for the disease.