Monthly Archives: May 2013

Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease in Vietnam

What Is the Current Situation? As of November 4, 2012, the Vietnam Ministry of Health has confirmed that approximately 134,929 people in 63 provinces have had hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD) since the beginning of 2012; 43 people in

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Dengue in Tropical and Subtropical Regions

What is the Current Situation? Dengue virus is present in all tropical and many subtropical areas worldwide. The mosquitoes that carry dengue bite most often in the morning and evening and during hot, wet times of the year. However, they

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