Sunday, September 16, 2012

Vietnam: Dong Nai - 3 times the number of deaths due to dengue than last year


* More than 40 new cases per day
If the first seven months of 2012, the number of dengue cases of TCM and from 200-400 cases / month, to August, the number of cases of sudden high with about 1,200 cases.  

Since the beginning of the year, the number of HFMD cases in the province is 4496 cases, 3 deaths.  

And dengue, if the first 6 months, the number of cases is much lower compared to TCM, only two months 7 and 8, has gone over the approximate number of cases of TCM.  

Currently, the province had 4374 cases of dengue. 

 Own mortality due to dengue, more than double the number of deaths from TCM and increased 3 times the number of deaths due to dengue last year. 
He said high threshold, director of the Center for Preventive Medicine, is concern that the incidence of death / signal due to abnormal rising dengue a dengue epidemic phase will have complicated and unpredictable. 

Forecast number of HFMD cases and dengue from now until the end of the year will be very high due to the two diseases are getting in the top.
Dr. Le Vinh , Deputy Director of the Institute of Hygiene and Public Health in times of disease surveillance in Dong Nai recently said that the monitoring of infectious cases in Dong Nai passive, lack of information on the risk ; funding and control is usually only granted when outbreaks occur it is difficult to actively control the disease. In some localities in the province, the room service almost the mercy of the health sector.

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