Surge in illness relates to immunity debt: Medical worker

Surge in illness relates to immunity debt: Medical worker

There has been a surge in illness and development of many infectious diseases amongst children with records of serious cases in long time. According to medical worker, a surge in illness results from immunity debt.
Testing for Adenovirus should be prescribed by doctors

Testing for Adenovirus should be prescribed by doctors

Following the increasing number of children infected and hospitalized due to Adenovirus, Associate Professor Tran Minh Dien, Director of the National Children's Hospital, said that testing for Adenovirus must be prescribed by a doctor because many parents required hospitals to conduct rapid tests for the virus.
More children infected with Adenovirus

More children infected with Adenovirus

Many hospitals in Hanoi are receiving a large number of children infected with Adenovirus, especially at the National Children's Hospital, the number of pediatric patients with Adenovirus who have to be hospitalized for treatment has increased dramatically.
Ministry urges to prevent diseases caused by Adenoviruses

Ministry urges to prevent diseases caused by Adenoviruses

The Ministry of Health yesterday sent an official dispatch to the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) and Pasteur Institutes and provincial and municipal health departments on strengthening the prevention of disease caused by the Adenoviruses.
Parental concern of increase in children infected with Adenovirus

Parental concern of increase in children infected with Adenovirus

Following the concern of many parents about an enormous increase in the number of children infected with Adenovirus including many deaths, Associate Professor Le Thi Hong Hanh, Director of the Respiratory Center in the Hanoi-based National Children Hospital yesterday said that the center is treating 25 children with pneumonia caused by Adenovirus, and 15 of them are putting on oxygen but they are not too critical.
Vietnam sees six Adenovirus-associated deaths

Vietnam sees six Adenovirus-associated deaths

In the past week alone, Adenovirus has been detected in 151 cases and six adenovirus-associated deaths in the National Children's Hospital, an increase of nearly 2.2 times compared to the previous week.
Experts warn not to abuse liver enzyme tests to detect acute hepatitis

Experts warn not to abuse liver enzyme tests to detect acute hepatitis

Following the information that cases of acute hepatitis of unknown origin in children have been recorded in some countries around the world, parents were recommended to let their children undergo liver enzyme tests to find the mysterious virus. However, health experts warn that people who impatiently wanted their children to undergo iver enzyme tests while the tests can only detect liver damage and function but not identify the disease.