More diphtheria cases in central regions, and now south Vietnam

In a further update on the diphtheria outbreak, the number of cases in central regions (the Central Highlands and Quang Tri) has risen to 124, including three deaths, while two new infections have been detected in the south (Ho Chi Minh City and the province of Binh Phuoc). Government officials are proposing more public health measures in the Central Highlands to also manage a rise in rabies-related deaths and the diagnosis of tetanus in two residents this year. Read More

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