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    Difficult to predict the evolutions of the epidemic influenza A/H1N1
    December 23, 2009 | 19:03:00

    Director of Department of Preventive Health and Environment to receive, translate influenza A/H1N1 services continue to be recorded at the local level has, not currently recognized major progress in the community.

    At the regular meeting of the National Steering Committee for Prevention of pandemic influenza in the afternoon December 23, in Hanoi, Dr. Nguyen Huy Nga said that however hard to predict the evolutions of the epidemic in the near future because operation of the service influenza A/H1N1 virus still prevails in the total number of cases of flu virus, 85-96% of samples tested positive for influenza A/H1N1.

    Meanwhile, the country is still three provinces of Ca Mau, Cao Bang, Thai Nguyen and avian influenza has 21 days so the risk of influenza A/H5N1 and services with recombinant influenza A/H1N1 is translated occur.

    Dr. Nguyen Huy Nga also said that in the past week, there are also 36 cases positive for influenza A/H1N1 and translated two cases death. Thus, up to December 22, Vietnam has recorded 11,083 people infected with influenza A/H1N1 service and 52 cases of death.

    Second fatality was 51 male patients, 3 years old in Yen Dinh, Thanh Hoa. On November 22, the patient appeared symptoms of fever, vomiting, diarrhea. On November 23, the patient was taken to the examination and in Yen Dinh district hospital in a state of semi-coma, on the day of the patient was transferred to Children's Hospital of Thanh Hoa.

    On November 27, the patient was transferred to emergency resuscitation science Central Pediatrics Hospital in comatose condition. Here, patients are given the test product samples, positive results for influenza A/H1N1.

    Immediately, the patient was assigned treatment oseltamivir, active resuscitation, respiratory support and cardiovascular disease but the situation does not improve, to 3 / 12, a patient death.

    Second fatality is 52 male patients, 34 months old, in Ba Dinh District, Hanoi. Patients with a history of bronchial asthma, nephrotic syndrome are treated by outpatient unit of the Central Children's Hospital.

    1 / 12, the patient appeared fever, runny nose, the stomach, diarrhea, Diabetic less. 5 / 12, patients were taken to visit and enter the Central Pediatrics Hospital in the state fatigue, shortness of breath, rapid breathing, heart shock, respiratory insufficiency.

    Here, patients treated active resuscitation, respiratory support in place internal control gas ventilation, cardiovascular support. On December 13, the patient appeared signs of pneumonia should be secondary products from test samples, positive for influenza A/H1N1 and specified using oseltamivir.

    In the course of treatment, patients are in very serious condition and on December 14, the patient death.

    On December 22, Minister of Health was also the Prime Minister of Planning and use of vaccine prevention of influenza A/H1N1 service in Vietnam in 2009-2010 by the World Health Organization (WHO) aid . /.