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Why has Vietnam not used plasma to treat Covid-19?

The method of plasma transfusion to treat Covid-19 has been studied by the Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Vinmec Hospital and the National Institute of Hematology – Blood Transfusion since August 2020, and then stopped. To date, very few Covid-19 patients have been treated with this therapy. There are many reasons why this method was […]

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376 severe and very serious Covid-19 patients

According to the Subcommittee on Treatment, the Ministry of Health, as of July 7, medical facilities across the country are treating 270 Covid-19 patients with severe prognosis, 106 with very severe prognosis. Overall, out of the total number of patients up to 7/7, the rate of cases with severe prognosis accounted for 3.3%, very severe […]

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5 Covid-19 patients required ECMO intervention

28 Covid-19 patients are being treated at medical facilities in critical condition, of which 5 have to run ECMO, including 4 in Hanoi and one in Ho Chi Minh City. According to the Treatment Subcommittee, by noon on May 31, nearly 4,000 Covid-19 patients were being treated at 91 medical facilities. This is the highest […]

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Two critical Covid-19 patients

“Patient 1536” in Da Nang and “patient 1823” in Hanoi are two cases in very serious condition, requiring ECMO intervention. According to a report dated February 18, Vietnam is treating 687 Covid-19 patients. In which, 625 patients progressed well or maintained good condition, effective treatment. 11 patients with more severe changes, of which two are […]