Scientific council and medical experts from Pasteur Institute in Nha Trang Town of the central province of Khanh Hoa and the Ministry of Health arrived at the conclusion that the baby died after vaccination last week due to premature birth not because of vaccine quality.
Following the information of some inhabitants in Thuong Cuu Commune in Thanh Son District in the northern province of Phu Tho contracted bizarre skin disease, Ministry of Health has sent a team of medical workers to Phu Tho for examination.
The number of healthcare insurance holders in the country has thus far reached 64.6 million, accounting for 71.4 per cent of the total population, the Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said at a teleconference yesterday.
Soon after investigation police in Ho Chi Minh City arrested Nguyen Duy Bao, director of Bao Khang Im-Export Company in Go Vap District for selling fake nutritional supplements in bulk quantity, public concern was raised for chaotic reality of the nutritional supplement industry.
The country leading hospital Cho Ray has prepared enough antivenom, medications and medical equipments to treat snakebite poisoning as there is an increase in the number of snake bitten cases in Ho Chi Minh City, said deputy head of the hospital’s Tropical Disease Department Dr. Le Quoc Hung.