Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Vietnam Seasonal flu outbreaks official

 June 12, 2013 - Translation
Just last week, there were 2 consecutive deaths at Cho Ray Hospital (Ho Chi Minh) by influenza A/H1N1.Height 7.6, Gia Dinh People's Hospital (HCM) continues to confirm a patient has more than A/H1N1 flu death also. 

The same day, the Center for Preventive Medicine HCM City officially confirmed flu season is on the fast movements. Dr. Nguyen Dac Tho - Deputy Director of the HCM City Preventive Medicine Centre, said the disease seasonal flu in Vietnam is mainly caused by the H1N1 virus. "According to records at the hospital in Ho Chi Minh City, the season has started to rise from the disease last May and will last until the end of October. The ILI can increase alarmingly fast pass "- Tho doctor said. Since early this year, HCM City has more than 6,000 children and 600 adults hospitalized with pneumonia-like symptoms, respiratory infections. 

 Before this situation, talk to reporters Rural Today about flu prevention measures, Dr. Le Hoang San - Deputy Director of the Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City to warn people away to even care facilities While international experience sudden fever above 38 degrees C, with cough, sore throat, shortness of breath. But according to Dr. San, the most important is each citizen, each community must fully apply two flu prevention measures and measures by taking the vaccine. "For early detection and isolation of suspected cases of the flu. Workers should probably stay home when sick. Wash your hands often with soap under running water. Because flu viruses are often spread through the respiratory tract, should also have regular nasal washing, not touching your eyes, nose, mouth, clean masks when exposed to a disease or suspect you have the flu "- Dr. San saved attention. In addition, people can come to the health facility to the medication guide or patient vaccination vaccine properly, not arbitrarily use the drug to be dangerous, causing drug resistance, impact treatment. 

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