Saturday, June 22, 2013

Vietnam: MOH Statistics - Number of #H1N1 Cases More Severe Compared to 2 Years Ago

June 22, 2013

Ho Chi Minh City Pasteur Institute has announced the results of research to the doctor for every 100 people there are 2 people with influenza A/H1N1 infection.

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Dr. Hoang Lan Phuong, deputy Faculty of Tropical Cho Ray hospital in two days 3 and 4/6 with 2 hospital deaths due to influenza A/H1N1 stick.

This physician is concerned Local flu from the family, from the healthy to the weak condition of existence. There are grounds for this assertion, by maternal MV, 24 in District 9, the mortality at this hospital because of influenza disease infected from their husbands.
"Prior to his wife's illness, her husband flu for 3 days and then off and then infect wives" - The doctors said.
It is worth mentioning, and the spread of influenza A/H1N1 deaths increasing signs. Only the first 3 consecutive days in June in the City had 3 deaths due to H1N1.

Dr Nguyen Anh Tuyet, Deputy Director of Gia Dinh People's Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City said outside A/H1N1 flu deaths recently, is being treated in hospital for another three suspected cases of influenza A/H1N1 .

According MA Le Van Tuan, representing the World Health Organization in Vietnam H1N1 does not appear in previous seasons that tend to spread germs in all times of the year. He said that most likely the death row because new H1N1 strain this does not exclude the changes.

Meanwhile, statistics from the Ministry of Health in the first five months of 2013 also shows that there are over 300,000 people infected with the flu, including H1N1 sub type accounts for 46% of all specimens tested positive for influenza virus . Number of A/H1N1 flu cases more severe compared to 2 years ago.
According to Mr. Tran Nhu Duong, Deputy Director of the Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology INVESTMENT, in recent weeks the pandemic influenza A/H1N1 2009 vaccine in humans tends to increase, on average four months of the year accounted for 46% of patients flu, while in 2012 only accounted for 5.6% of the total number of influenza patients.

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