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Việt Nam needs to brace for monkeypox arrival: US CDC

It is likely that monkeypox will eventually appear in Việt Nam since the country is open for travel and trade, and so it needs to have plans to deal with it and limit community spread, US agency Centre for Disease Control and Prevention has said.
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City tackles dengue fever outbreaks

HCM City authorities are calling on the health sector and each individual to take all the precautions needed to tackle the dengue fever virus amid a spike in new infections in the largest city.
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Booster dose important to limit reinfection and post-COVID conditions: expert

Việt Nam has recorded new cases of mild Omicron BA.5 variant and experts are worried it could become more and more predominant. To better understand the effectiveness of vaccination against COVID-19, Phạm Quang Thái, head of the northern regional office of the National Expanded Programme on Immunisation (NEPI) talks to Sức khoẻ&Đời Sống (Health and Life) online newspaper about the issue
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HCM City ramps up disease prevention awareness

The HCM City chapter of the Việt Nam Red Cross Society in coordination with grassroots agencies in Thủ Đức City and 21 districts launched a city-wide communication campaign on dengue fever and hand, foot, and mouth disease prevention on July 3.