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Dengue Escalates in Southeast Asia
Jun 20, 2015 | Colleen Nguyen

Cases of dengue fever have increased in Southeast Asia over the last few months. Vietnam has reported more than 20,000 cases of dengue so far in 2015...

Conjunctivitis Outbreak in Northern Vietnam
Nov 10, 2014 | Colleen Nguyen

Since September 2014, ‘pink eye’, or conjunctivitis, has rapidly spread throughout Northern Vietnam. Particularly so in the city of Hanoi, where more...

Measles Reemerges in Vietnam
Feb 28, 2014 | Colleen Nguyen

After three years of relative quiet, measles has reemerged with vengeance in Vietnam. Since January 2014, an outbreak that has spread through twenty-...

FAO Warns Mutant Bird Flu Spreading in Asia
Aug 29, 2011 | Sumiko Mekaru

Today, the United Nation Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned of a possible major resurgence of H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza due...

Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease in Vietnam Leaves 83 Dead
Aug 25, 2011 | Glory Song

An outbreak of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) in Vietnam has caused 35,000 cases and 83 deaths this year. 52 out of 62 cities and provinces have...

Avian Influenza Update
Feb 25, 2011 | healthmap

Bangladesh (poultry), India (ducks), Cambodia (humans), Indonesia (poultry and human) and Vietnam (poultry; human case ruled out) In addition to the...

Avian Influenza Returns
Dec 15, 2010 | healthmap

In recent weeks, avian influenza has returned to news headlines in several countries. On November 19th, a new human case of H5N1 was confirmed in a...