To your health: Watch out for highly infectious measles
The typical Hanoian winter, cold and rainy, makes it an ideal environment for many seasonal diseases like influenza. But other so-called childhood diseases like mumps and measles also have a tendency to flare up during this season. 2017 has seen a drastic increase in measles cases in Vietnam. Although measles affects mostly children, non-vaccinated adults are equally as vulnerable and prone.