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Ministry sounds warning against diseases in south

A child with hand-foot-mouth disease being treated at the HCM City Pediatrics Hospital

The Ministry of Health has called on authorities and hospitals in the south to strengthen preventive measures to control the spread of measles and hand-foot-mouth disease. The number of HFM infections has increased steadily in the region, with nearly 4,800 cases reported so far this year, or 77 percent of …

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Health ministry tightens control over hand-foot-mouth disease

Babies with hand-food-mouth disease are treated at HCM City’s Hospital for Tropical Diseases.

The Ministry of Health on Monday afternoon asked local authorities and hospitals nationwide to strengthen preventive measures to control the spread of hand-foot-mouth disease. In the first nine months of this year, over 53,500 infections were reported nationwide, and nearly 25,900 victims were hospitalised, six of whom died in five …

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