14:00, 16 February 2012
BEIJING, February 16, according to the "Central News Agency reported on the 16th, the Vietnamese Ministry of Health to prevent the Board confirmed, has been found that Vietnam influenza A H3N2 influenza patients. This is the first time in 11 months since the discovery of new influenza patients.
The patient is a 2-year-old little girl, living in the southern Long An River (Long An). Children's Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City in April last year due to a cold treatment, but fortunately has been cured.
Medical staff to suspect that the girls a sense of suffering from swine flu related samples to the World Health Organization (WHO) laboratory. On the 10th of last month, the laboratory informed the girls a sense of suffering from Influenza A H3N2 swine flu.
The test results indicate that this virus will not spread from person to person.
According to reports, Vietnam (H1N1) bird flu in poultry in 10 provinces and cities outbreak, coupled with the new influenza crisis, the Vietnamese Ministry of Health instructed the relevant departments to strengthen the poultry and livestock epidemic prevention work. http://www.chinanews.com/gj/2012/02-16/3673972.shtml