An HCMC City Covid-19 treatment field hospital has helped get a South Korean man infected with Covid-19 home. According to HCM City’s Field Hospital 16, the 58-year-old man was received by South Korea’s Gangnam Severance Hospital on January 22. The patient transported to Tan Son Nhat International Airport to take the flight to South Korea The patient had breathing difficulties and high blood pressure On January 6. He tested positive for Covid-19 at a hospital in District 7. Because of his worsened condition, he was moved to Field Hospital 16. He then had to use the Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) method. Doctor Giang Minh Nhat Field Hospital 16’s intensive care ward said that the patient was hospitalised in a serious condition due to an autoimmune system Cytokine storm. He also suffers from underlying diseases like high blood pressure and diabetes. After nine days of intensive treatment, he saw improvement. His family wanted to bring him home … [Read more...] about South Korean Covid-19 patient transported home from HCM City
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This is a practical activity to share difficulties with trade and women’s unions’ members, who are carrying out duties during the lunar New Year holiday, and their families and encourage them to have a cozy and joyful lunar New Year and fulfill assigned missions. At present, 32 members of trade and women’s unions of the MMU are working at the COVID-19 patient treatment facility of Military Hospital 103 under the MMU. Before the lunar New Year, trade union organizations of units under the MMU have hosted various activities to take care of their members. In particular, they have visited and presented 378 gifts, worth VND 211.4 million, to their members with serious illnesses and those whose relatives are martyrs. Translated by Song Anh … [Read more...] about MMU presents gifts to staff on duty to treat Covid-19 patients
A sign placed in front of a house where a COVID patient is quarantined at home in HCM City’s District 3. VNS Photo Bồ Xuân Hiệp HCM CITY — HCM City has basically contained the local spread of the highly contagious Omicron variant of COVID-19. Speaking at a press conference on Thursday (January 27), Nguyễn Hồng Tâm, deputy director of the HCM City Centre for Disease Control (HCDC), said 92 cases of Omicron have been found, but all except five are imported cases. The first three cases found in the community, on January 19, were linked to a Vietnamese woman entering the country on January 10 from the US through Nha Trang. Two more cases were found later, also involved with this cluster. All five patients are now in stable condition. Contact tracing them turned up 185 people who had been in close contact, but all tested negative. “No further infections related to the cluster have been found,” Tâm said. Most of the Omicron cases had mild symptoms such as fatigue, fever and … [Read more...] about HCM City contains Omicron spread in community
HCMC has 88 Omicron variant infection cases so far Deputy Director of HCMC Center for Disease Control (HCDC) Nguyen Hong Tam reported that the city has recorded 88 cases of Omicron variant, including 5 community ones. “All 5 community cases are related to one patient coming from the US as informed before. No more new community cases have been detected so far. Among the 88 Omicron cases, 7 have mild symptoms like mild fever, chills, sore throat”, said the Deputy Director. In addition, the pandemic status of HCMC lately has gradually become more positive, with only 138 new cases and 6 deaths on January 23. This is the third week that HCMC has stayed green – the safest zone. HCDC warns that all residents in the city strictly observe the 5K rules to protect themselves against all Covid-19 variants, especially when Tet Holiday is coming and people normally move around a lot. Viet Nam welcomes 8,500 int’l visitors since resuming tourism As of January 23, over … [Read more...] about VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES JANUARY 25
In particular, the GDP’s leader visited GDP’s agencies and units, the Military Institute of Traditional Medicine, Central Military Hospital 108, GDP’s Office, and the Department of Military Security Protection. During the visits to the Department of Organization and Mass Mobilization, Military Youth Advisory Board, and Military Women Advisory Board, Sr. Lt. Gen. Do Can congratulated the agencies and units on their achievements obtained in 2021. Notably, they made recommendations to GDP’s leaders to raise the effectiveness of task performance; proposed measures to protect security and information safety; gave advice on Party and political work to higher levels. In addition, mass mobilization activities were effectively carried out by the agencies and units. To ensure security and safety before and during the lunar New Year holiday, the agencies and units have strictly maintained duty regulations. They have also provided financial support to troops and their families and organized … [Read more...] about GDP’s deputy chief extends New Year wishes to agencies and units
Health authorities of Ho Chi Minh City, in southern Vietnam, have proposed local administration allow COVID-19 patients in minor conditions or without symptoms to self-isolate at home upon their arrival from abroad. The municipal Department of Health made the proposal as most people with COVID-19 entering Vietnam recently, including those carrying the Omicron variant, have shown light conditions or no symptoms at all. Further, most of them wish to be quarantined at home or clinics at their choice. The agency also said the number of people coming to Vietnam by air has been on the rise, as the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday will come in several days. Under current regulations, people positive for the coronavirus when entering Vietnam will be sent to Field Hospital No. 12 or the Ho Chi Minh City Hospital for Tropical Diseases for treatment. However, local health authorities proposed relaxing the rules to meet the aspirations of arrivals, including foreigners, foreign consular … [Read more...] about Ho Chi Minh City mulls over home quarantine for entrants with mild COVID-19 illness
Another year! You survived one more rotation of the earth! And you’re still in one piece! Today is a great one to celebrate regardless of the condition of your bank account, love life or job – you are still alive! Amazing, isn’t it! Yayyy! I know you are feeling okay because you’re actually able to read this. If you are still hung over from New Year’s Eve, sleeping it off or passed out in District 1 in Ho Chi Minh City, clearly you have no idea what I’m writing about. Eggs, bacon and one Bloody Mary, please! I wonder what do vegans use for a hang-over cure? So what’s in store for 2019? Well, for expats, more visa runs. For the Viet Kieu, more haggling over new hotel construction contracts and for the locals, time to start a new business! Probably a shop selling the same thing as the other fifty shops in the same street. At least Vietnamese are optimists! Depends on how you want to look at it… are you an optimist or a pessimist? Do you read a lot of fake news? Is your life … [Read more...] about New Year’s Day…Here we go again!