EH-20180613-63467-VNM – Epidemic Hazard – Vietnam – Asia

After Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City, southern Can Tho city had reported the first confirmed and suspected cases of A/H1N1 bird flu, the provincial Preventive Medicine Center said Wednesday. An 84-year-old woman patient at the Can Tho General Hospital has been tested positive to A/H1N1 virus, becoming the first confirmed infection case in Can Tho after years of being free from the virus, said the center. One doctor and two nurses at the hospital have shown symptoms of A/H1N1 infections, after taking care of the old woman. The three medical workers have been isolated for bird flu treatment. ...

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