Medical workers have been run off their feet in these days when the number of dengue patients nationwide escalated to 71,000 cases with 19 deaths.
Deputy Chairwoman of People’s Committee in Ho Chi Minh City Nguyen Thi Thu said at a meeting yesterday that district authorities will be held accountable to the city People's Committee if dengue
The Mekong delta province of Kien Giang has recorded 761 cases of dengue infections since the beginning of the year, said the provincial Center for Preventive Medicine.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) is planning to expand the pilot release of Wolbachia-infected mosquitoes in some southern areas of Vietnam in the next few years to prevent dengue fever.
Khanh Hoa, home of the famous beach town, reported three fatal cases among more than 4,600 dengue fever infections last year.
The Department of Health in the southern province of Binh Phuoc yesterday said that in 11 months, over 3,800 people were infected with dengue fever including one dead.