Vietnam dengue fever update: 224,771 cases, 92 deaths


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So far, Vietnamese health authorities have reported a total of 224,771 dengue cases, including 92 deaths across the country since the beginning of the year. This is an increase of 13,383 cases and five deaths I mentioned here 10 days ago.

Compared to the same period in 2021, the number of cases and deaths both increased.

The southern, central and central highlands regions continued to record high numbers of injuries and deaths. And the northern region of Hanoi recorded an increase in the number of injuries and deaths.

Experts predict that in the coming time, the number of cases and deaths will remain complex and the number of cases will be high due to the peak of the annual epidemic season from July to November.

In addition, experts warn that reinfection with the dengue virus can worsen dengue fever. “In other words, a subsequent infection with the virus will make the patient more likely to have an exacerbation than the previous infection,” according to Assoc. Professor Dr. Nguyen Phu Trong, Director of the Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City – Dengue is caused by four serotypes of the dengue virus. Secondary dengue virus infection may increase the risk of developing more severe dengue fever.

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