Friday, June 21, 2013

Vietnam: Number of #H1N1 Cases Up 30% from Last Year Same Period

500 who received Tamiflu for prevention of influenza

+ Number of flu cases increased nearly 30% over the same period
On 20/06/2013, Dr. Nguyen Thanh Tu-director of the Center for Preventive Medicine Vinh Long province, said the center has received 500 industry members from Tamiflu function to serve the prevention of influenza in the province province. Basis drugs were issued for provincial hospitals, local hospitals and medical centers affiliated. This is the latest move in the prevention of influenza in the direction of the Chairman of Vinh Long, after 2 deaths and samples are Ho Chi Minh City Pasteur Institute concluded positive for influenza A / H1N1.
Leadership Centre for Preventive Medicine, said Vinh Long province, the province in 2012 recorded 1,639 cases of influenza (the flu-season), down 77.8% from 2011. The first months of 2013, the province recorded 1,283 cases of influenza, increased 29.9% over the same period in 2012.

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