42-year-old male patient with acute respiratory suspected H5N1 flu death last weekend in HCMC Hospital for Tropical Diseases.
Doctors Hospital for Tropical Diseases Ho Chi Minh City, said the patient was transferred up from Binh Duong Hospital in critical condition.
"Patients with severe pneumonia, acute respiratory distress. Emergency We have positive but he has not recovered," a doctor said.
According to medical reports, patients with symptoms consistent with the H5N1 avian influenza infection, such as sore throat, prolonged fever, shortness of breath and fluid. Before getting sick, I have been in contact with influenza duck and duck meat.
"The epidemiological factors and disease manifestations are made doctors think of the H5N1 bird flu. Yet tests at the hospital and the Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City were negative," said Dr. Le Manh Hung, deputy director of the disease Hospital for Tropical Diseases Ho Chi Minh City said.
According to the patient, before you get sick, you can go home in Kien Giang play. Here you contact with infected ducks and duck meat. When back to the Pacific, he began to feel tired, sore throat and fever that lasts.
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