Friday, March 20, 2009

Many patients with influenza A H5N1 has died

9h 35 '- 20/3/2009

13H approximately 19.3 days, the disease many TCP, three years old, live in Phu Hoa Hamlet, Long Phu district, Chau Thanh (Dong Thap) has died after three days of hospitalization Vietnam tropical disease with symptoms pneumonia and respiratory failure severity.

According to the home, weeks before baby P. signs are fever and treatment at local medical. Because not all patients, 13.3 on the baby is transferred to the provincial hospital treatment. Up to 16.3 days, show signs of doubt it is an infection of avian influenza, hospital professional to the Vietnam treatment. At the hospital of tropical disease, baby P. be checked and PCR results positive for influenza A H5N1 virus. To the last, Dr. Tran Huu Ngoc, Director of Pasteur Institute, confirmed PCR test on samples of this patient by the hospital does well for positive results with H5N1. According to sources from the hospital, through the hospital also received a large of people infected with H5N1 since moved to Dong Thap who live with local disease with many deaths.

Meeting report Saigon Marketing yesterday afternoon, Ms. M., the mother the baby P, confirmed child does not eat poultry disease, and death around the home also does not have the poultry disease, death. According to a doctor treatment, can you have children playing with chickens, ducks previous round because the birds are breeding drop rong lot. Known baby P. child in the family, living with the way her parents house about 500 meters. Baby 1 child in 20 children, living with parents. After Baby P. Death, Health Center for Vietnam has been in place to spray the medication killed khuẩn the emergency ward, where treatment of disease. The two baby P. transferred to a hospital morgue, and after staff processing techniques, the two are tons of integrity to his implicit at 16 hours the same day.

Mr. Nguyen Ba Thanh, director of Animal Health centers region VII (Can Tho), that night in 18.3, this unit has collected six samples (three samples xiem ducks, three ducks often form) out on the ducks victims died due to H5N1 infection in Long Phu, Chau Thanh district, Dong Thap, negative results for H5N1.

According to official recognition by the World Health (WHO) to 11.3 days, from the known avian influenza in 2003 to now, we have 109 of the influenza A H5N1 infection, of which 54 death. Own beginning in 2009 to 11.3 days, WHO confirmed Vietnam 2 of influenza A H5N1 infection and 2 of them fatal. Diseases of the death yesterday of the first influenza A H5N1 infection in the southern provinces. /.

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