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Dengue, hand-foot-and mouth, measles cases in Hanoi escalating

Deputy Director of the Hanoi Department of Health Hoang Duc Hanh yesterday said that within one recent month, cases of dengue in the capital city had risen quickly with total weekly cases of 200.

Dengue, hand-foot-and mouth, measles cases in Hanoi escalating

The disease has been recorded in all districts of the city.
From the beginning of the year, Hanoi has reported approximately 1,200 dengue cases without no death. Inpatients make up 10 total infection cases.
Therefore, Deputy President of the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology Duong Thi Hong said that Hanoi will bump into difficulties in disease prevention mission in general and in dengue in particular because of climate change, migration and urbanization.
In related news, the Department of Health in the Mekong delta province of Ca Mau announced the complicated development of dengue, hand-foot-and mouth and measles on the same day.
Specifically, 449 cases of dengue; 1,361 cases of hand-foot-and mouth and 1,295 cases of measles have been reported.
Managers of the Children Hospital in Can Tho City said that its physicians have provided examination and treatment to more than 292,000 kids including over 17,000 inpatients within first six months.
Noticeably, there has been a rise in hand-foot-and mouth, dengue and measles with 764, 871 and 599 cases respectively. The infirmary has arranged more beds in corridors to admit inpatients.

By staff writers - Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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