H1N1 Suspected of Killing 19-Year-Old

A 19-year-old man in the Phuoc Long Ward, NhaTrang Town died on February 15.

Doctors of the General Hospital of KhanhHoa believe the H1N1 virus caused the death.

The man was brought to the emergency room at 3 a.m. with flu symptoms. The man died after three hours of treatment.  Samples were sent to lab for testing.

The health sector recorded seven cases positive for H1N1.  A previous case for Huynh Thanh Tuan, 30, in NhaTrang Town also died from the virus.

The General Hospital in KhanhHoa Province is currently treating six patients positive for H1N1. One of them is Bo BoThiXuat, 18, in Khanh Son District  who is in critical condition and kept alive on respiratory machines.

As of February 15, NinhHoa Town has experienced bird-flu infection in eight communes.  Authorities have disposed over 12,000 infected poultry. 

By Van Ngoc - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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