Update news monkeypox

The Ministry of Health has decided to add monkeypox to Group B infectious diseases which are considered to be dangerous, highly contagious, and potentially fatal diseases.

Second monkeypox case reported in HCM City

A woman returning from Dubai has tested positive for monkeypox, making her the second case detected in Vietnam, reported the Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Health on October 20.

Monkeypox put under control in Vietnam

The first patient with monkeypox in Vietnam has tested negative to the virus, while people with close contacts with her have shown no suspected symptoms so far.

Vietnam's first monkeypox patient tests negative, symptoms disappearing: hospital

The patient, a 35-year-old woman who return from Dubai, is no longer suffering from fever, while the blisters on the face, hands and feet have dried up, peeled off and new skin is forming, said the doctors treating her.

First Vietnam monkeypox case returns from Dubai

The Ministry of Health confirmed on October 3 that a woman returning from Dubai has infected with the monkeypox virus, the first case recorded in Vietnam so far.

First monkeypox infection detected in HCM City

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health has just announced the first reported case of monkeypox in Vietnam.

Hanoi ramps up monkeypox surveillance at Noi Bai Airport

The Department of Health of Hanoi capital has requested that the Hanoi Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) co-ordinate with other relevant agencies to monitor monkeypox cases at Noi Bai International Airport.

Vietnam to import vaccines and drugs to treat monkeypox

Drugs containing the active ingredients Tecovirimat, Brincidofvir, Cidofovir, and Probenecid are those recommended by WHO.

HCM City intends to ask arrivals to make health declarations to prevent monkeypox

The requirement on medical declarations may cause foreign travelers to hesitate to come to HCM City, epidemiologists say.

Vietnam yet to record monkeypox cases, but high risk projected

Although no cases of monkeypox had been recorded in Vietnam as of July 24, the risk of this disease entering the country is very high, according to experts.

No monkeypox cases recorded in Vietnam so far: Foreign Ministry

Vietnam has not recorded any cases of monkeypox, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said on June 23, citing data from the Ministry of Health.

Vietnam tightens monkeypox prevention measures at border gates

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