According to information from the Hanoi Department of Health, compared to the same period in 2022, the number of dengue fever cases in Hanoi increased 4 times.
As of last week, Hanoi recorded nearly 1,700 cases of dengue fever, an increase of 540 cases compared to the previous week, and recorded 1 additional death of a 20-year-old female patient, bringing the number of deaths due to dengue fever to 3.
In the past week, the number of dengue fever patients in Hanoi increased significantly in the districts of Hoang Mai, Dong Da, Thanh Tri and Ha Dong.
The cumulative number of dengue fever patients in Hanoi to date is nearly 1,700 patients in 30 districts and towns.
Hanoi has recorded 67 dengue fever outbreaks in 15/30 districts, towns and cities. Dengue fever patients are distributed in all areas of Hanoi. compared to the same period in 2022, the number of dengue fever cases in Hanoi is 4 times higher.
From the beginning of the year until now, Hanoi has recorded 3 deaths due to dengue fever. According to the Hanoi Center for Disease Control (CDC), the epidemic situation will continue to become complicated in the near future.
Faced with the above situation, doctors warn that this year’s dengue fever is becoming more complicated with a high number of cases. This is a very dangerous disease, with unpredictable developments, and can easily lead to complications of thrombocytopenia causing severe bleeding, acute pneumonia or multiple organ failure…, especially for people with underlying diseases.
Therefore, when there are signs of suspected dengue fever, people need to do diagnostic tests and treatment under the supervision of medical staff; Absolutely do not self-treat at home.
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