Hand, foot and mouth disease tends to increase rapidly and strongly in many
localities of Binh Thuan province. This requires people to further raise their
awareness of disease prevention and take measures to effectively prevent and
control the disease.
the first 5 months of 2023, the infectious disease surveillance system has
recorded about 04 to 13 cases of hand, foot and mouth disease per month in Binh
Thuan. Entering June, the number of hand, foot and mouth disease cases
continued to increase with 130 cases. However, by July, this number has
this situation, the prevention and control of hand, foot and mouth disease is
extremely urgent as determined by the Binh Thuan’s health sector. The seasons
are changing, rain and sun rotate erratically, which are favorable conditions
for the development of the epidemic. Moreover, children soon return to school will
increase the possibility of spreading the disease to the community.
Gi town is currently the area with the highest number of hand, foot and mouth
infections in the province. As of July 25, 2023, in La Gi town, 119 cases of
hand, foot and mouth disease have been recorded. In July alone, the whole town
recorded 78 cases. Notably, 2 deaths were recorded. Currently, the town has
handled the hand, foot and-mouth disease outbreaks in accordance with the
regulations of the Ministry of Health.
number of new cases now tends to increase strongly in many localities across
the province. According to the Provincial Center for Disease Control, the
annual circulation cycle of hand, foot and mouth disease in the period
2017-2021 increases sharply from August to October. In the last two years, the
disease tends to increase earlier.
to doctors, hand, foot and mouth disease often occurs in children, especially
children under 5 years old. However, adults can completely be infected if the
immune system is not strong enough to fight the virus.
order to control the epidemic, the Health sector will strengthen inspection and
supervision, especially at private children's groups and preschools. At the
same time, increase awareness of regular hygiene and keep the environment clean