The Vietnam Ministry of Health has reported 190,005 dengue cases and 72 deaths since the beginning of the year, a 4-times increase compared to the same period in 2021 (47,048 cases/19 deaths).
According to general statistics from localities, in the week of 35/2022, the whole country recorded 9,186 cases of dengue fever. Compared with last week (10,852 cases, 3 deaths) the number of dengue cases this week decreased by 18.1%. In which, the number of hospitalizations was 6,784 cases, compared with the previous week, the number of hospitalizations decreased by 18.7%.
According to experts, dengue fever is found in both children and adults. Dengue hemorrhagic fever is characterized by fever, hemorrhage and plasma leakage, which can lead to hypovolemic shock, coagulopathy, multi-organ failure, if not diagnosed early and treated promptly, it can lead to serious consequences. to death. The disease usually has a sudden onset and progresses through three phases: the febrile phase, the critical phase, and the convalescent phase.
Starting from day 4, the disease showed dangerous signs. Therefore, in the first few days, the patient can stay at home, take fever-reducing medicine, rehydrate or go to the doctor to get a prescription and appointment for a follow-up visit. From the 4th day, you should go to the hospital because this is the time when danger signs can appear.
People with sudden symptoms of high fever, headache, body aches, etc. need to go to a medical facility immediately for diagnostic tests to avoid complications such as shock, multi-organ failure, bleeding.
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