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  • Vietnam - Suspected Ebola case reported in Ho Chi Minh City

    Local media reported on Sunday that a 27-year-old man had been quarantined at a hospital in Ho Chi Minh City after returning from Africa with symptoms of Ebola.

    The online newspaper VnExpress reported that a man from Binh Thuan province arrived at the Tan Son Nhat international airport on February 11 with Ebola symptoms, including dry cough and high fever. He was later transferred to the Ho Chi Minh City Tropical Diseases for observation and quarantine. According to the report, the patient worked in Sierra Leone as a photographer.

    The man is undergoing treatment as a tuberculosis patient. Doctors in Sierra Leone initially diagnosed his disease as pneumonia.

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    Sunday, 2/14/2016 | 10:37 GMT + 7 |

    Vietnamese boy returns from Africa Ebola suspected

    Anh Hoang returned from Africa in a state of high fever, dry cough, chest tightness, Ebola virus suspected should be referred to the HCM City Hospital for Tropical track isolation.

    HCM City Tropical Hospital reported a new case of the disease epidemiological factors caused by the Ebola virus was transferred from Tan Son Nhat airport. Patients named Hoang, 27 years old, born in the province of Binh Thuan, is during labor cooperation in the city of Freetown, Sierra Leone. Afternoon 11/2, passengers landing at Tan Son Nhat airport on the flight QR0970. Check the temperature at the airport showed him Huang has symbolized a high fever, dry cough, shortness of breath, fatigue should be moved to Ho Chi Minh City Hospital for Tropical tests.

    Doctor, doctor Nguyen Van Vinh Chau, director of the HCM City Tropical Hospital , said patients hospitalized in a state of high fever of 39 degrees C, provincial, good exposure, pink skin membranes and no bleeding , are heart, lung crackles lung fields littered 2, soft belly. Hoang was initially diagnosed with pneumonia, schizophrenia is diagnosed with tuberculosis and is monitored particularly from endemic areas due to Ebola. Doctors have x ử the symptoms with antibiotics, antipyretic.

    Then a series of tests were conducted as DCHT 38%, BC 13 K / uL, N82%, TC 336 K / uL, blood PCR results were negative for Ebola . X-ray showed a situation straight loss 2 workers injured typical lung fields. Finally the patient was diagnosed with tuberculosis and moved to scientific progress Tuberculosis treatment continued.

    Hoang said employed photographer in the city of Freetown, Sierra Leone from 2012 to present. Before that, from n 1 to 7/2 his skinny bouts of fever accompanied by a dry cough, chest tightness, fatigue. Visit your local hospital, doctors diagnosed pneumonia, for unknown types of oral medications and reduce fever. Patients with weight loss of 10 kg within a month.

    10/2 Hoang departure date to Vietnam on a flight from Freetown AT0564 transit flight to Casablanca and then fly to Doha and QR1396 to Tan Son Nhat airport on the flight QR0970.

    Ngoan Tran
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