Thursday, July 23, 2009

Vietnam: Situation influenza A/H1N1 infection: Vietnam complex, spread rapidly


Situation influenza A/H1N1 infection: Vietnam complex, spread rapidly
A/H1N1 influenza are rapidly spreading in the community. Up to now, Dong Nai Province has recorded 40 cases of infection by influenza A/H1N1 and forecasting, most likely the disease will develop strong Bùng if the disease surveillance and awareness of people's not high.

Monitor patients at the isolation Hospital Xuan Loc
Director of the Department of Health from Chapter for, Vietnam is currently in Phase 2 of the disease, that is has been the case spread in the community. This is the stage that requires the in the, hands of the general political system we hope to be able control and push back the disease this risk.

* Appears chùm of people sick

Only in a very short time, the number of people infected with influenza A/H1N1 in the province has increased rapidly. Have more than 20 new songs are related to father children 4 Viet Kieu of the U.S. 8-7 on the flight KE681 airport in Tan Son Nhat. After water, 4 the father of this Viet Kieu Viet Kieu Hamlet, Xuan Hiep commune, Xuan Loc district and held a banquet here in complete contact with the participation of over 30 people. Only two days later, test results have showed that the Viet Kieu are positive for influenza A/H1N1 and 24 in total over 30 participants banquet also infected.

At these cases are treated in isolation Hospital in Dong Nai, Hospital Xuan Loc Hospital and Pham Ngoc Thach (TP. Ho Chi Minh City). Doctor Nguyen Thanh Huong, Head of the health district for Xuan Loc, 11 people still have direct contact with infected overseas Vietnamese are closely monitored in the community. Every day, health officials are down to where this case live, to guide prevention measures as well as body temperature check and recommend people not go from the residence.

Significant note, among those who attended parties are welcome to contact them PHD. and NQT, 15 years old as a student boarding school Ngô Thời The (district 9, Ho Chi Minh City). After meals junket, Đ. back to school and spread the disease for more than 60 students, teachers of the school. This is defined as the spread of the first community in Vietnam. A does. being treated in isolation Vietnamese Dong Children's Hospital I (Ho Chi Minh City) and T. treatment at the Hospital of Dong Nai.

Also the doctor Village, in addition to 11 cases direct contact with the Viet Kieu in the health sector to continue the local track, there are 24 cases of other teachers and children in Preschools Sand Springs is ly how the community. This is the teachers and children in classes with children VMN (born 2007), defined positive for influenza A/H1N1 after junket junket in family Vieu Kieu above. "Immediately after detecting N. infected children and 20 cases have contact with children, the district temporarily closed schools in at least 1 week for processing outbreak and track events health of the suspect object. Until this time the health of all cases have contact with them are stable N. "- doctors, said Huong.

Preschools Suoi Cat (Xuan Loc) is temporarily closed to students due to influenza A/H1N1 infection
* Mobilizing the total participation of anti-disease

Director of the Department of Health from the Chapter for the prevention of influenza A/H1N1 time in the province is done quite ráo riet. Health sector has mobilized the whole, quite prepare fully the conditions of treatment to meet the best requirements of patients. Of course, in the process of implementation, with time, where there is embarrassing, but to this point can say from disease surveillance, isolation organizations to propaganda work, the movement of construction and disease prevention has been changing well. This shows clearly in the same time, General Hospital Xuan Loc treatment isolation for nearly 20 cases have been implemented but rather the items, preparation. Many suspected cases after medical staff have prompted awareness to health facilities for health check.

However, also under Chapter doctors, besides the participation quite seriously by local authorities and people to reduce the level of spread, damage due to disease is still at least see where prevention is not urgent. So that idea of home, often see the level of risk of disease still exists. Chapter doctor said: "At present, influenza A/H1N1 have been transferred to phase 2: spread in the community and this also means that the level of alert has been raised one step. If control, control of This is the prevention of new disease effectively. Conversely, if this period that the monitor a liquid, the awareness of the community about the disease is not high as the ... of the study treatment. This requires the involvement, both in the political system in the prevention of epidemic influenza A/H1N1.

Also because of the urgency of the epidemic, at the meeting recently with members of the Steering Committee prevention of dangerous diseases, Ms. Huynh Thi Nga, Vice President of People's Committee, Head of the Steering Committee have asked needs of departments, sectors and localities to strengthen the collaboration in order to thoroughly to control, early detection and timely treatment of cases of influenza A/H1N1; limited to the lowest number of infected and deaths flu.

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