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Swine flu victim discharged from Đắk Lắk hospital

Update: June, 13/2018 - 09:00
Đắk Lắk’s Department of Health discharged a patient from hospital yesterday who had been diagnosed with swine flu A/H1N1 10 days ago.— Photo dantri.com.vn

ĐẮK LẮK — Đắk Lắk’s Department of Health discharged a patient from hospital yesterday who had been diagnosed with swine flu A/H1N1 10 days ago.

Lê Thị Kim Trang, 41, from Cuôr Knia Commune in Buôn Đôn District, was hospitalised on June 3 suffering from stomach pains, vomiting and diarrhoea. She was diagnosed with a gynaecological disease and transferred to Từ Dũ Hospital in HCM City for treatment, where she contracted A/H1N1.

Phạm Văn Lào, director of the Đắk Lắk Preventive Medicine Centre, said that Trang was quarantined and treated based on health and safety regulations.

Cần Thơ General Hospital also announced yesterday that it has been treating the first swine flu A/H1N1 in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta this year. The 84-year-old patient was taken to hospital on June 8 after five days of treatment for high blood pressure at a medical station in the southern province of Vĩnh Long.

Doctors said that her condition was improving, however, three medical workers are being monitored after showing symptoms of the virus. — VNS 

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