Baby hospitalised with encephalitis

Update: August, 27/2014 - 08:05

HCM CITY (VNS) — An 18-month-old girl from southern Tay Ninh province has been hospitalised with encephalitis.

The child is receiving treatment at the HCM city-based Children's Hospital No.1.

She received the diphtheria-tetanus-whooping cough vaccine at Duong Minh Chau town's medical centre on August 20. An hour after she received the vaccine, she developed seizures.

The infant is now stable and is expected to be discharged from the hospital in a few days. — VNS