Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Vietnam: More Information on Suspected H5N1 Avian Influenza Death, Tested Negative

[Here is another article on the death in Vietnam.  If he was transferred there over the weekend, and was there for 5 days, he could have died last Saturday, as the previous article stated that he died "over the weekend".]

(SGGP). - Dinner at 3-12, Dr.-BS Nguyen Van Vinh Chau, director of the Hospital for Tropical Diseases Ho Chi Minh City, said suspected cases of avian influenza A/H5N1 died after being treated here. That NVS patients (42 years old, live in Kien Giang) is transferred from the hospital in Binh Duong to the Hospital for Tropical Diseases Ho Chi Minh City over the weekend in a state of high fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath ...
X-ray results reported patients with large cardiac shadow, pleural effusion associated with clinical symptoms doctors suspected of being infected with influenza virus A / H5N1. HCMC Hospital for Tropical Diseases and the Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City have taken swabs from molecular biological tests but showed negative results for influenza A/H5N1 virus.
After 5 days of active treatment, patients with S. died of severe pneumonia, acute respiratory distress ... Mr. S. are working women in the town of Thuan An, Binh Duong. Before admission, he visited the home in Kien Giang and eat ducks die from farming families.

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