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Saturday, July 6, 2013
Vietnam: 1 Death Ha Giang Province #H1N1
July 6, 2013
Mr. Tran Duc Quy, director of Ha Giang Department of Health said patient Bàn Thị Lành, 15 years old, residing in Na Bau, Ngoc Duong, Ha Giang city, was hospitalized on 28/6 with millions more cough, high fever and lethargy breathlessness, was diagnosed respiratory tract infections, infectious medical treatment.
However, after treatment, disease symptoms for the worse, appearing lesions in the lungs.The test specimens at the Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology for positive results with influenza A/H1N1 virus.
Refer the patient to a hospital intensive care department, the treatment regimen of influenza A/H1N1.But due to severe disease progresses, so after 7 days of treatment, on 4/7 patients died.Soon Ha Giang Provincial Health Department has directed disinfection in patient treatment areas and implement prevention for those who have contact with patients.
Earlier, the end of the month 5/2013, Nguyễn Văn Liều, 56 - villages in Lùng Sinh, Việt Lâm Commune, Vị Xuyên district also died A/H1N1 flu virus.
Medical Director of Ha Giang Tran Duc Quy said: As soon as the evolution of the disease appear, the Department of Health has held leadership deployed to deployed units and clinics until the contents Prevention of influenza in general, including H1N1, H5N1 and H7N9 ...
Also trained physicians in the province of preventive, detection of influenza patients via respiratory infections.However, due to the sporadic disease appear so very unpredictable and difficult to implement prevention. /.