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Lao gov't urges public to get COVID-19 booster shots to prevent further outbreak

People Daily 25 Oct 2022
VIENTIANE, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- The Lao Health Ministry called on people to get a booster shot of COVID-19 to strengthen their immunity as there is a high risk of a further outbreak ... The health authorities are expediting the vaccination program as Laos strives to prevent a further outbreak of the virus.
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Laos sets target to vaccinate over 80 pct of children aged 6 to 11 in 2022

China.dot.org 06 Oct 2022
VIENTIANE, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- The Lao Ministry of Health has set a target for more than 80 percent, ideally 100 percent, of children aged 6-11 to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by the end of 2022 ... The Lao health authorities advised teachers and students to strictly follow measures on COVID-19 prevention and control.
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21 dead, over 26,000 infected with dengue in Laos since January

China.dot.org 03 Oct 2022
VIENTIANE, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- The dengue virus has killed 21 people and infected 26,867 across Laos so far this year, according to the country's Ministry of Health ... The 21 deaths included six in Attapeu, five in Vientiane, three each in Luang Namtha and Saravan, two in Xieng Khuang, and one each in Sekong and Oudomxay province.
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Lao gov't urges public to stay vigilant against COVID-19

Xinhua 03 Oct 2022
VIENTIANE, Oct ... Phonepaseuth Ounaphom, director general of the Department of Hygiene and Health Promotion under the Lao Ministry of Health, told a press conference in Vientiane on Monday that this decline did not mean that the virus had disappeared and that all measures relating to COVID-19 prevention and control should continue to be practiced.
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Laos, Cuba agree to boost cooperation

Xinhua 03 Oct 2022
VIENTIANE, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- Laos and Cuba have signed four memorandums of understanding to step up cooperation in education, health and agriculture. The signing ceremony, held in the Lao capital Vientiane on Sunday, was witnessed by Lao Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh and his visiting Cuban counterpart, Manuel Marrero Cruz.
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Lao health ministry records new COVID-19 death

China.dot.org 20 Sep 2022
VIENTIANE, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- The Lao Ministry of Health on Tuesday reported one new COVID-19 death in the past 24 hours, raising its national death toll to 665 ... report by the Center of Information and Education for Health under the Lao Ministry of Health on Tuesday.
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Laos records new death from dengue fever

China.dot.org 31 Aug 2022
According to a report by the Center of Information and Education for Health under the Lao Ministry of Health on Wednesday, five of the total deaths were reported in the Lao capital Vientiane, where 10,733 infections were recorded.
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Dengue fever cases hit 18,043 in Laos with 17 deaths

Urdu Point 17 Aug 2022
VIENTIANE, Aug ... of Health. A report from the Center of Information and education for Health under the Lao Ministry of Health released on Wednesday said the highest number of dengue patients were reported in Lao capital Vientiane at 9,114.
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COVID-19 cases keep rising in Laos

Urdu Point 03 Aug 2022
Director General of the Department of Hygiene and Health Promotion under the Lao Ministry of Health Phonepaseuth Ounaphom told a press conference in Lao capital Vientiane on Wednesday that it was possible the number of cases was increasing ...
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Laos prepares for possible monkeypox outbreak

China.dot.org 27 Jul 2022
VIENTIANE, July 27 (Xinhua) -- The Lao Ministry of Health will work with concerned parties to deal with a possible outbreak of monkeypox cases, through surveillance and preparation of medical equipment including a laboratory equipped to identify the virus ... health condition.
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Dengue cases in Laos surpass 10,000

China.dot.org 21 Jul 2022
VIENTIANE, July 21 (Xinhua) -- The number of dengue cases in Laos surpassed 10,000 on Thursday, according to data released by the Lao Ministry of Health ... The 12 deaths included five in Vientiane, three in Attapeu, two in Saravan, and two more in Oudomxay and Xieng Khuang province.

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