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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 […]

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Baby liver damage due to dengue shock

Ho Chi Minh CityCity Children’s Hospital received two 12-year-old children, with febrile shock with respiratory failure, blood clotting disorder, severe liver damage, in the past week. On May 2, doctor Nguyen Minh Tien, deputy director of the City Children’s Hospital, said that both children had high fevers continuously for 4-5 days, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, […]

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How to distinguish dengue fever from typhus, Covid-19 – VnExpress

Dengue fever often has a high fever, which does not decrease but has few accompanying symptoms, while Covid-19 often has cough and difficulty breathing; With typhus, the rash disappears when the skin is stretched. Confusing dengue fever with Covid-19 causes delayed hospitalization Doctor Truong Huu Khanh, former head of the Department of Neurological Infections, Children’s […]

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Dengue fever in season in the North

Dengue fever cases increased rapidly in September in northern provinces, experts warned that the disease was in season. Ha Nam, Hanoi recorded a spike in the number of dengue cases in September. The Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Hanoi received 88 dengue fever cases from September 10 to September 23. Every day, the hospital […]

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Newborn baby with liver damage due to dengue fever

Ho Chi Minh CityA 28-day-old girl, living in Ca Mau, after three days of fever, vomiting, regurgitation of milk, and bloody stools, many skin hemorrhages appeared. The local hospital doctor diagnosed the baby with dengue fever, platelets decreased several dozen times normal, liver enzymes increased, blood clotting disorders. Ultrasound showed pleural and peritoneal effusion. The […]