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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.

Who's to blame for ransomware outbreak?

'The fault is pretty distributed -- there are plenty of people to blame."'

Vietnam detects deadly bird flu outbreak in central province

The H5N6 strain of the virus has now been identified in northern and central Vietnam.
March 20, 2017 | 05:29 pm GMT+7

Health ministry issues urgent diptheria warning following deaths in central Vietnam

The virus has claimed two of five students being treated from a remote mountainous high school.
January 19, 2017 | 10:40 am GMT+7

Zika virus strikes again in Ho Chi Minh City

Wards in District 2 and District 12 have diagnosed two new victims of the mosquito-borne virus.
October 19, 2016 | 02:32 pm GMT+7

Vietnam on high alert as HCMC reports 2 new Zika cases

Health officials say women who are planning for pregnancy must take extra caution.
October 15, 2016 | 10:05 am GMT+7

Dengue fever breaks out in central Vietnam commune

37 people in the commune have been infected with the disease in just 10 days.
October 12, 2016 | 10:50 am GMT+7

Zika virus threatens to spread to northern Vietnam

The virus may inevitably find its way up to mosquito-infested northern provinces and cities.
October 10, 2016 | 03:34 pm GMT+7

Questions grow about Zika's risk to future pregnancy

Few women have competed in the Olympics while pregnant, but the suspicion that the Zika virus in mothers is causing birth defects is central to calculations by athletes and others ...
March 10, 2016 | 06:40 pm GMT+7