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Dengue fever outbreak kills 50 across Vietnam

At least 50 dengue fever deaths have been reported January-October from across Vietnam, nearly five times higher year-on-year.

Mosquito trials raise hopes of defeating dengue

Dengue is ravaging Southeast Asia this year due in part to rising temperatures and low immunity to new strains.

Dengue fever enters peak season as death toll rises to 16

Dengue fever diagnoses are increasingly rapidly in Vietnam and 16 deaths reported so far this year, up seven year-on-year.
August 19, 2019 | 03:44 pm GMT+7

Saigon becomes dengue fever hotspot

Saigon has reported 24,000 cases of dengue fever in the first six months, a 176 percent rise compared to the same period last year.
July 05, 2019 | 01:58 pm GMT+7

Heat escalates dengue fever in Hanoi

548 dengue fever patients have been admitted to Hanoi hospitals this year, a three-fold increase year-on-year.
June 23, 2019 | 07:03 pm GMT+7

Dengue fever cases abnormally high in HCMC

HCMC has recorded over 6,700 dengue fever cases this year, up 250 percent year-on-year, well ahead of usual peak time.
February 21, 2019 | 07:42 am GMT+7

Philippines says anti-dengue vaccine may be connected to three deaths

'These findings strengthen the decision to stop the vaccine. It has failed in some children.'
February 02, 2018 | 03:45 pm GMT+7

Dengue fever death toll rises to 24 as outbreak spreads across Vietnam

Thousands of new patients are being reported every day as mosquitoes thrive in the unpredictable weather.
August 14, 2017 | 10:54 am GMT+7

Dengue outbreak reaches crisis point with patients wedging into Hanoi hospitals

The hallways at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases have been turned into wards to cope with 1,000 new cases every day.
August 08, 2017 | 03:03 pm GMT+7

Dengue fever sweeping across Hanoi

The outbreak is showing no signs of letting up, and many people have lost faith in health authorities.
July 30, 2017 | 02:28 pm GMT+7

Dengue fever outbreak plagues Hanoi

200 dengue patients have been hospitalized per day over the past two weeks, quadrupling the same period last year.
July 19, 2017 | 03:37 pm GMT+7

Mosquito alert: Dengue fever spreading across Vietnam

Ten fatalities have been reported so far this year, mostly in the south of the country.
June 20, 2017 | 03:10 pm GMT+7

Hanoi reports first death from faster-spreading dengue fever in 2017

A total of 700 cases have been reported in the Vietnamese capital, twice the number from the same period last year.
May 23, 2017 | 02:32 pm GMT+7

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.
January 06, 2017 | 11:27 am GMT+7

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.
November 23, 2016 | 05:13 pm GMT+7
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