The Ministry of Health (MoH) has added three communicable diseases namely chickenpox, mumps and rubella into the list of infectious diseases which are capable of rapid transmission and can be fatal.
Việt Nam has proposed strengthening co-operation between ASEAN and China, the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Japan to prevent and control of emerging infectious diseases.
The regulation that requires parents in Hà Nội to provide documentation stating their children’s vaccination records for preschool entry from 2019-20 school year have been the centre of attention the past few days.
Febrile seizures are convulsions that can occur in young children when the body temperature suddenly spikes to over 38.5°C. They occur mostly in children aged six months to five years.
Hà Nội has recorded nearly 1,200 cases of measles since the beginning of this year. No deaths were recorded, Sức khỏe&Đời sống (Health&Life) newspaper reported.