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August, 01 2014 08:07:00

Second infant dies of acute diarrhoea

HCM CITY (VNS) — Another infant has died of acute diarrhoea in HCM City, confirmed Director of the municipal Preventive Health Centre Lai Phuoc Hoa yesterday.

The 29-month-old girl from Binh Chanh District was admitted to the Children's Hospital 1 on July 25 with symptoms like stomach ache, vomiting, fever and diarrhoea.

Despite intensive care, her health deteriorated and the family asked the hospital to bring her home. The infant passed away at home on July 27.

This is the second fatality from acute diarrhoea in Binh Chanh district within just 10 days. The first case was a 10-month-old boy. — VNS

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