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Struggling to find a ‘weapon’ to save patients

Just on duty, Doctor Nguyen Minh Tien, deputy director of the City Children’s Hospital, received a red alert about the 11-year-old boy’s severe dengue shock. The patient was given electrolyte replacement fluid an hour ago but failed, is breathing oxygen with high flow, struggling, cold hands and feet, bleeding teeth… need urgent help. “Prepare HES […]

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First aid to deal with ‘gypsy’

Ho Chi Minh CityA 41-year-old male patient was hospitalized due to a traffic accident, was being taken by a nurse for blood testing, when a person burst into the emergency room and shouted, “Are you guys like that?” The incident happened at Gia Dinh People’s Hospital recently, recorded by the emergency room camera. The person […]

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Acting Health Minister: ‘Translation husband translation’

In addition to Covid-19, emerging diseases such as monkeypox, infectious diseases including dengue fever, hand, foot and mouth disease, influenza … are in the peak season of outbreaks, increasing the risk of epidemics. Information provided by Acting Health Minister Dao Hong Lan at HOnline conference on disease prevention, August 2nd. In the first seven months […]

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Hemorrhagic fever virus strain D2 appeared in the South

The Southern epidemic surveillance system recorded the appearance of the D2 virus that causes dengue fever compared to the previous mainly D1, experts warned that the number of cases and the number of severe diseases would increase. Dengue hemorrhagic fever is caused by dengue virus with 4 types, denoted D1, D2, D3, D4. Dr. Luong […]

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The reason why many people get severe dengue fever

High fever but do not go to the doctor, self-treat at home; or cure without re-examination, ignoring warning signs makes many dengue cases worse. Doctor Pham Van Quang, Head of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Children’s Hospital 1 in Ho Chi Minh City, said there are many reasons why people with dengue fever get worse. […]

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Dengue fever broke out in the West

Many provinces in the Mekong Delta recorded a three-fold increase in the number of dengue fever cases in the same period last year, due to the early rain, heat and humidity that caused mosquitos to breed. Dong Thap recorded 1,640 dengue fever cases, an increase of more than 300% over the same period, of which […]