Saturday, June 22, 2013

Vietnam: A/H1N1 flu is spreading rapidly

June 22, 2013

Latest survey shows HCMC Pasteur Institute, for every 100 people who visit the sick, two influenza A/H1N1 infection.
Repeatedly A/H1N1 flu deaths
Ben Tre has recorded deaths from A/H1N1 flu on the first day of this province 12/6 past. Thus, only the southern provinces in the past two months have been 5 deaths due to this disease.  
Do not disregard
Dr. Nguyen Thi Minh Phuong-Science for Disease Control HCMC Pasteur Institute, currently circulating influenza is strongest in Vietnam. Influenza virus vaccine, but there are many strains of A and B is determined likely to change each year, with the potential to cause serious illness and becoming epidemic.

Dr Nguyen Anh Tuyet said, although there are many risks, but most patients still subjective because of the onset of flu usually cough, fever, sore throat so confusing as many colds caused all agency. By analyzing the severity of the flu, onset phase initially people are very difficult to distinguish seasonal influenza A/H1N1 and influenza A/H5N1, A/H3N2.
Dr. Nguyen Thi Minh Phuong said that can not be underestimated by the A/H1N1 flu more severe disease progression if not detected early. In addition, influenza can cause high mortality for the elderly, children, pregnant women and people with chronic diseases.
With a tropical climate, time of the season between the dry season and the rainy season is considered to be present ideal conditions for virus growth. "Solutions prevent major initiative currently vaccinated with the flu vaccine as soon as possible" - Phoenix doctors recommend.
Flu Vaccine is indicated for the use of adults and children from 6 months old, can prevent the A/H3N2, A/H1N1 and B strains About 2 weeks after vaccination, the body will create antibodies to be fully protected to help you prevent disease. /.

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