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5 common diseases after storms and floods

Conjunctivitis, trachoma; dengue; skin diseases such as hand and foot fungus; respiratory and digestive diseases… may appear after typhoon Noru hits. On the morning of September 28, Typhoon Noru made landfall in Da Nang – Quang Nam area with heavy rain, causing many areas to be flooded. The Ministry of Health warned of the following […]

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Pleural effusion, testis due to dengue fever

HanoiThe 14-year-old boy, admitted to Thanh Nhan Hospital when he had dengue fever on day 5, had effusion in many organs such as abdomen, lungs, testicles… On September 22, Doctor Vu Thi Mai, Department of Pediatrics, said that this patient’s platelets decreased deeply, had bleeding in the nose and teeth, and black stools when admitted […]

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The girl died while infusion at the clinic

Ho Chi Minh CityA 28-year-old female patient was tired and feverish, entered a clinic in Binh Tan district, was diagnosed with dengue fever on the first day, gave intravenous fluids but suddenly stopped breathing and stopped breathing. The patient was transferred to Thong Nhat Hospital on the evening of July 3. Associate Professor Le Dinh […]

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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 […]

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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, […]