Saturday, June 8, 2013

#H1N1 Vietnam: 3 Articles - Many Details, Including Rpts of 2 Previous Confirmed/Deaths

[I have updated my list with the details from these articles, and will re-post the results]

Saturday, 08.06.2013, 07:37 (GMT +7)
Repeatedly in 2 days 4 and 5-6 had 2 patients die from influenza A/H1N1 in HCM Cho Ray Hospital. Before that, there are also deaths from A/H1N1 flu cases in the city and another 3 in the north.

The latest addition to the deaths, in the area of ​​the southern provinces of the region appear more A/H1N1 flu patients. TS-BS Hoang Lan Phuong, Vice-Dean for Tropical Diseases, Cho Ray Hospital, said the department is treating influenza A/H1N1cho male patient (48 years old, Ben Tre). Patients who are in a state of fever, cough, respiratory ventilator to.

Gia Dinh People's Hospital for treatment and patients are male (50 years old, live Q3) of influenza A/H1N1 infection, respiratory failure and severe lung damage. In addition, the nephew of LKS patients ( recently died 5 days ago ) also has flu symptoms appear due to infection from his grandfather. Time 3-year-old girl is being treated at Children's Hospital 1. PCR tests showed that she tested positive for H1N1. At the Hospital for Tropical Diseases are treating other patients with influenza A/H1N1 infection.

5 June 2013
The second patient Southern H1N1 flu fatalities 

The 61-year-old man has died in The Tower at Cho Ray Hospital (HCMC), the samples tested positive for A/H1N1 flu virus.

  The patient was taken to Cho Ray Hospital on 6/1 in the state severely damaged lungs. Previous 7 days, cough patients with abdominal pain, but not bought medication from. In Dong Thap General Hospital, patients with shortness of breath, severe respiratory distress should be moved to a higher level.
PhD - Doctor Hoang Lan Phuong, deputy department for Tropical Diseases, Cho Ray Hospital, said the results showed that X-rays of patients with pulmonary infiltrates, lung tissue of two seriously injured.  Patients with antibiotic treatment and sampling tests H1N1, H5N1 and H7N9. Then a positive result for H1N1.

Patients treated immediately isolated, wide-awake and good exposure but breathing coal. This situation can not last long and although progress has been actively emergency. The patient died a few hours after admission.
The doctor says, patients admitted to the hospital when the condition was so severe that the cause of the treatment is not effective. The family has 9 adult patients, but so far no one else feels feverish.
In the North, 21/5, Ha Giang Provincial Health Department confirmed 56-year-old male patient, in rural Lùng Sinh, Vietnam Lâm, Commune,  Xuyên district, the first cases of H1N1 flu this year locally. On 21/5, the patient died. 

Prior to that, beginning in April, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Central received a 46-year-old male patient, the Yen Bai, H1N1 flu pandemic in very serious condition and died after only 2 days. 

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