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Capital records fewer dengue fever cases
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Capital records fewer dengue fever cases

Half of Hanoi’s 30 districts reported fewer people infected with dengue fever last week, while the figure for the remaining half was unchanged compared to the previous week.

Dengue breaks out in Dong Nai Province
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Dengue breaks out in Dong Nai Province

Since the beginning of the year, the southern province of Dong Nai has recorded 4,057 dengue cases including 3,469 hospitalized cases, a year-on-year rise of 43 percent, and three deaths.

Serious dengue kid with multi-organ failure saved
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Serious dengue kid with multi-organ failure saved

The Children Hospital No.1 in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday announced to save a serious case of dengue with multi-organ failure who is at the risk of death.

Ha Nam northern province declares dengue epidemic
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Ha Nam northern province declares dengue epidemic

Only the northern province of Ha Nam declared dengue epidemic though many people have been infected with the disease nationwide.

Medical workers run off feet with dengue patient overload
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Medical workers run off feet with dengue patient overload

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.

Local authorities to be responsible for dengue infection increase
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Local authorities to be responsible for dengue infection increase

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

Hanoi stresses with dengue as infections rise
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Hanoi stresses with dengue as infections rise

Hanoi has recorded over 17,365 dengue infections with seven deaths since the beginning of the year, Deputy head of the Hanoi Department of Health Hoang Duc Hanh said.

Kien Giang Province takes heed to dengue prevention
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Kien Giang Province takes heed to dengue prevention

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.

Number of dengue patients falls slightly
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Number of dengue patients falls slightly

The Ministry of Health yesterday said that there has been a slight decrease of dengue patients last week.

HCMC still sees increase in dengue infections
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HCMC still sees increase in dengue infections

Amongst four districts including districts 12, Binh Tan, Binh Chanh, and Hoc Mon with the highest rate of infection cases of dengue, District 12 is leading with the infection rate increasing by 135

Vietnam plans to release more anti-dengue mosquitoes into wild
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Vietnam plans to release more anti-dengue mosquitoes into wild

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.

Vietnamese province fights dengue fever with bacteria-infected mosquitoes
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Vietnamese province fights dengue fever with bacteria-infected mosquitoes

Khanh Hoa, home of the famous beach town, reported three fatal cases among more than 4,600 dengue fever infections last year.

Dengue, Zika virus infections escalates in HCMC
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Dengue, Zika virus infections escalates in HCMC

Dengue fever and diseases caused by Zika virus are escalating in these days in Ho Chi Minh City with 19,021 cases of dengue and 130 Zika infections.

Rural Cambodia uses guppy fish to fight dengue
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Rural Cambodia uses guppy fish to fight dengue

By Astrid Zweynert LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the backyards of rural Cambodia, a tiny weapon is being deployed to fight dengue fever, the world's fastest spreading tropical disease that

Binh Phuoc Province reports over 3,8000 cases of dengue
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Binh Phuoc Province reports over 3,8000 cases of dengue

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.

Zika, dengue fever keep spreading in Ho Chi Minh City
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Zika, dengue fever keep spreading in Ho Chi Minh City

The two mosquito-borne diseases show no signs of abating in Ho Chi Minh City, which declared a Zika pandemic last month.

Binh Phuoc works to tackle dengue, Zika virus
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Binh Phuoc works to tackle dengue, Zika virus

Binh Phuoc (VNA) – The health sector of the southern province of Binh Phuoc is implementing campaigns to fight dengue fever and zika virus-related diseases as the number of dengue cases is high. The

Đồng Tháp hit by dengue fever
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Đồng Tháp hit by dengue fever

More than 3,300 dengue fever cases have been reported since the beginning of the year in southern Đồng Tháp Province, a year-on-year increase of over 33 per cent, health authority said.

Central localities work to tackle dengue fever
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Central localities work to tackle dengue fever

Da Nang (VNA) – Central Da Nang city and Khanh Hoa province have been taking measures to fight dengue fever as infections are rising rapidly. Da Nang’s preventive medicine centre reported that the

Dengue fever breaks out in central Vietnam commune
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Dengue fever breaks out in central Vietnam commune

37 people in the commune have been infected with the disease in just 10 days.