Friday, November 23, 2012

Vietnam has good control of influenza A/H5N1


Vietnam has good control of influenza A/H5N1 and the mortality rate is not high in the countries of the world. Information on TS. Gregory A Hartl - Communications coordinator of the World Health Organization (WHO) Geneva, Switzerland to share at the Media Workshop A/H5N1 flu risk by the Department of Preventive Medicine, Ministry of Health, WHO and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) jointly organized on 22/11 in Hanoi.According to Dr. Gregory A Hartl, the ability of patients survived influenza A/H5N1 depends on the patient to the hospital sooner or later. TS. Gregory A Hartl also recommended, to prevent the risk of death from influenza A/H5N1, the patient needs to BV early, avoid hospitalized late, when the disease was severe leading to a higher risk of death.

Statistics of the Department of Preventive Medicine showed that, in 2012, Vietnam recorded four cases of A/H5N1 flu, including two deaths. Also in 2012, the world has recorded 30 cases of A/H5N1 flu in six countries, including 19 deaths. 

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