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Vietnam - Dien Bien: 7 confirmed cases of influenza A/H1N1

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  • Vietnam - Dien Bien: 7 confirmed cases of influenza A/H1N1

    Preventive Medicine Center of Dien Bien province confirmed that no cases of influenza A / H5N1 in the area as the news of the past days. Provincial confirmed centers in the province recorded 7 cases of influenza A / H1N1 in Thanh Luong commune, Dien Bien district.

    The first case was Tran Dai Lai (56 years old), staying in Team 2B, Thanh Luong commune, Dien Bien district. Patients hospitalized on 13-4 with the manifestation of cough, fever, aches and pains ... The condition then quickly complicated disease has been transferred to the treatment at the Central Hospital.
    Immediately after detecting this case, the provincial Preventive Medicine Center has supervised the case and collected samples for testing. Simultaneously with the Sub-Department of Animal Health to the place where the patients reside for examination, monitoring. According to Do Thai My, Director of DAH, Dien Bien Provincial Department of Animal Health, through surveillance in poultry in this area has found a number of households have died poultry. SDAH also collected samples of poultry and general sent to the National Institute for Hygiene and Epidemiology to determine. To date, no influenza A / H5N1 virus has been reported.