The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health on October 30 confirmed Vietnam’s first microcephaly case likely related to the Zika virus.
PSNews – The Ministry of Health on February 2nd officially approved the research proposal on establishing a stable population of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes bearing Wolbachia bacteria in Nha Trang city. This is part of the project of dengue fever elimination in Vietnam, which is important in the context of increasing spread of dengue fever and Zika viruses in Vietnam.
The southern province of Binh Duong has instructed its health department to coordinate with relevant agencies in implementing measures to prevent and fight Zika virus.
Vietnam’s National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology has discovered a small population of the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus in the tourist town of Nha Trang in the central province of Khanh Hoa.
PSNews- The number of people with dengue fever increased in some localities. In addition, some cases with Zika virus positive detected in some southern provinces, according to the Ministry of Health.