Influx of Hospitalizations in Hanoi

Hospitals in Hanoi have received a large influx of children and seniors.

There was a 10 percent increase of children hospitalized since February 9, said chair of Pediatrics Department of Bach Mai Hospital Nguyen Tien Dung. Parents should be cautious for fever and pneumonia.  High fever can cause seizures affecting the brain.

The hospital along with National Children Hospital reports a large number of young patients suffering respiratory disease, cough, fever, measles, chicken pox and diarrhea.  Some are in critical condition.

The hospital experienced about 100 senior patients suffering from breathing problems, heart disease, digestive problems and diabetes.

By Quoc Lap - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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