TAGs: disease

Vietnam declares novel coronavirus epidemic

01/02/2020 21:19

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on February 1 signed Decision No.173.QD-TTg, declaring the acute respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus (nCoV) an epidemic in Vietnam.

African swine fever outbreak detected in Lam Dong

25/06/2019 20:22

An African swine fever (ASF) outbreak has been reported in Lien Hiep commune, Duc Trong district in the central highland province of Lam Dong, according to Nguyen Van Chau, deputy director of the provincial department of Agriculture and Rural Development, on June 25.

Nearly 2.5 million pigs culled due to African swine fever

13/06/2019 21:01

The African swine fever (ASF) in pigs has appeared in 55 out of 63 provinces and centrally run cities in the country, forcing the cull of 2.5 million pigs, or 7.5 percent of the total pig stocks, it was reported at a conference on fighting the disease and restoring the pig farming industry on June 13. 

More epidemics break out in 2017 summer

15/07/2017 11:04

PSNews-Tran Dac Phu, Head of the Preventive Medicine Department under the Ministry of Health said that in the first six months of 2017, epidemics have been seen on a rise with more cases compared with the same period last year.

Vietnam moves to eliminate rabies

15/02/2017 13:17

The Prime Minister has approved a national programme to control rabies in pet dogs and humans by 2021 with the aim of stamping out the disease.

More patients with varicella in Hanoi hospitalized

08/02/2017 09:37

PSNews-An increasing number of people with varicella or chicken pox have been hospitalized in various hospitals in Hanoi due to unusualweather changes and day-night temperature differences, according to the Department of Preventive Health, the Ministry of Health.