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How is monkeypox different from the flu?

Monkeypox has flu-like symptoms in the first three days, including high fever, muscle aches, fatigue, loss of appetite, etc., so it is necessary to rely on epidemiological factors to recognize. Doctor Ngo Thanh Ha, Center for Disease Prevention and Control, Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases, said monkeypox is a disease caused by a virus. These […]

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Adenovirus – the suspect causing the mysterious hepatitis

Experts surmise that adenovirus 41 – a cold virus – is the culprit behind a series of mysterious hepatitis cases in young children recently. Adenoviruses are a common group of viruses that commonly infect the lining of the eyes, airways, lungs, intestines, urinary tract, and nervous system. They can cause fever, cough, sore throat, diarrhea […]

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Honey lemon for cough – VnExpress

What time of day should I drink lemon with honey, how much? I have Covid-19 for 5 days, very sore throat, cough with phlegm. (Lan, Hanoi) Answer: In oriental medicine, honey and lemon are natural panacea that are very good for health because they contain many vitamins and minerals but are low in calories. This […]

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More theories about the origin of Covid-19

Some scientists believe that the corona virus, the ancestor of nCoV, is a sub-lineage, left over from the flu strain that spread in Russia in 1889. In May 1889, many people living in Bukhara, Russia, fell ill and died unexpectedly. They are believed to have contracted a respiratory virus called Russian flu. It swept the […]

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Risk of influenza, whooping cough, diphtheria, and tetanus in adults – VnExpress

Adults, especially pregnant women, the elderly, people with underlying diseases, are susceptible to infection, and get worse with influenza, whooping cough, diphtheria, and tetanus if they have not been vaccinated. According to BS.CKI Bach Thi Chinh, Medical Director of VNVC Immunization System, adults often go out, have wide social contact, plus years of not being […]

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The danger of dual infection of Covid-19 and flu – VnExpress

Co-infection with flu and Covid-19 can aggravate lung damage, respiratory failure, sepsis, and double the risk of death. RT television channel on January 3 reported that Rabin Medical Center in Petah Tikva, Israel received a pregnant female patient who was diagnosed with co-infection with influenza virus and Sars-CoV-2 immediately upon admission. Flu symptoms and Covid-19 […]