Hospitalization among children increases for respiratory problems

There has been an increase in the number of children suffering bronchitis and pneumonia in August, said head of the Respiratory Ward in the city’s Children Hospital No.1 Dr. Tran Anh Tuan.
 
Only on August 12, the hospital received 94 children who have the respiratory problem. There are 276 inpatients now while the ward has 100 beds only.
 
Medical workers say that this time marks a seasonal transition and the weather changes abruptly, the humidity in the air is high offering favorite condition for development of diseases.

By staff writer - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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