Staff at Bach Mai Hospital said January 8 they saved the life of a 23-year-old female infected with A/H1N1 flu and her unborn baby.
|Patients at a hospital in Hanoi. (Filed Photo)|
Pham Thi Lan Anh from Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, was hospitalized January 2 in serious condition at the National Hospital for Contagious and Tropical Diseases. She was in her 39th week of pregnancy when she was admitted after suffering a fever of 40 degrees Celsius and dry cough for four days prior.
The Tropical Diseases Hospital confirmed that Anh had tested positive for the A/H1N1 virus. She was sent to the Bach Mai Hospital the following day where doctors performed an emergency c-section in order to save her child.
Hospital staff said Anh and her baby are now in good health.