Since the beginning of the year, there has been a rise of hospitalized people relating to methanol-tainted wine. 48 people had been taken to the center; the figure is equal to the whole year of 2016.
Patients are from Hanoi and northern provinces either. The mortality rate fluctuates from 20 percent to 30 percent.
Those who escaped deaths spent hundreds of millions Vietnam dong and most of them suffer nerve and brain damage and visual disturbances such as blurred vision, tunnel vision, changes in colour perception, and temporary or permanent blindness.