The VNRC said the donation would be given to front line medical facilities where doctors are directly treating COVID-19 patients, such as the Central Tropical Disease Hospital, Bạch Mai Hospital, Saint Pauls, the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Chợ Rẫy Hospital, and Cần Giờ and Củ Chi Field hospitals, as well as Red Cross volunteers participating in COVID-19 prevention efforts. … [Read more...] about Latest covid-19 news in Vietnam and Southeast Asia on April 7 (updated hourly)
Patient hygiene in hospitals
During a teleconference on April 7, the officials also consented to propose the Viettel Military Industry and Telecoms Group (Viettel) to support a connection line for Laos, especially between hospitals of the two countries so that they can share experience and methods in treating COVID-19 infection cases. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia (updated hourly)
Ha Nam (VNA) – The steering committee for COVID-19 prevention and control of northern Ha Nam province held an urgent meeting on late April 7 after a local man had tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 but authorities haven’t found out exactly where he contracted the coronavirus from. This patient is a 64-year-old resident in Binh Nghia commune of Binh Luc district, who has been undergoing treatment at the Ha Nam General Hospital since March 20. He was confirmed as a COVID-19 case by the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology on late April 7. Director of the provincial Department of Health Le Quang Minh noted that the source of the infection hasn’t been identified. The patient, who has many other diseases like hepatitis, cirrhosis, gout and pneumonia, is currently quarantined at the provincial General Hospital. Shortly after the notification of this case, the local health sector has carried out an epidemiological survey of all patients, medical workers and … [Read more...] about Ha Nam province holds urgent meeting following new COVID-19 infection
Antibiotics have no known effect on the SARS-CoV-2 virus, but to prevent secondary bacterial infection, antibiotics are often administered to more severe cases. Even with aggressive, virus-based pneumonia, it is usually possible to recover. If the bacteria are susceptible antibiotics can treat or prevent secondary bacterial infections allowing the immune system to concentrate on fighting the viral infection. This might be one reason for the much lower mortality rate in Germany, having lower prevalence of superbugs in their hospitals. … [Read more...] about A deadly mix of Covid-19 and superbugs may be the cause of high death rates in Italy – could this also happen in Việt Nam and can it be prevented?
The group members in co-ordination with a local restaurant prepare raw materials, cook, and transport about 640 meals (including a soup, fruit and rice with meat) every day, of which 360 are for Đông Anh District branch and 280 for Hà Nội branch. … [Read more...] about Group of Hà Nội residents do their bit in fight against COVID-19