14 year old girl infected with bizarre skin disease

A 14 year old girl in Ba Nam Commune is discovered to have the unidentified skin disease plaguing Ba To District in the central province of Quang Ngai.

Le Han Phong, chairman of People’s Committee in Ba To District confirmed this on April 14 that a 14 year old girl in Dut Village 1 in Ba Nam Commune had the bizarre skin disease. Ba Nam Commune has not recorded any case of the strange skin disease before

The girl was hospitalized on April 9 when she was in critical condition; accordingly the local hospital has transferred her to the province hospital. Currently she is being treated in Children Hospital No.2 in Ho Chi Minh City.

The Department of Health and Preventive Medicine Center soon sent a mission delegation to provide treatment and restorative medicines and vitamins to local people in Ba Nam Commune and enhance environmental hygiene there.

Before, a case of the bizarre skin disease had been discovered in Ba Dien Commune which is center of the disease.

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By Ha Minh – Translated by Uyen Phuong

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