Echovirus-4 is the leading culprit of meningitis in all ages and in the province lately. Echovirus-4 meningitis outbreak in Central Province of Ha Tinh (Photo: SGGP) From the beginning of the year, Ha Tinh Province has recorded many cases of encephalitis and meningitis causing concerns amongst residents in the province. Medical experts advised people to eat well-cooked food , boiled water, and wash hands with soaps as well as disinfect the surface in the house. Anyone experiencing a high temperature, cold hands and feet, vomiting, and neck stiffness should go to nearby hospitals for treatment. By Duong Quang - Translated by Anh Quan … [Read more...] about Echovirus-4 meningitis outbreak in Central Province of Ha Tinh
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According to the data from the Ministry of health to the government office, in April alone, Vietnam has recorded 64 viral meningitis cases including one death in Ben Tre Province. The southern region has recorded eight cases of meningococcal meningitis with one death in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 8. The country has seen a surge of meningococcal meningitis by 200 percent year-on-year. There has been change in seasonal patterns from dry to wet season in the southern region; therefore, resulting in a spike in number of encephalitis and meningitis cases. Physicians of the City Children Hospital’s Department of Infectious Disease said that in the middle of April, the department admitted ten cases of viral meningitis and encephalitis. Presently, medical workers are being treating 20 cases. Prior, the hospital admitted two or three cases of meningitis who were transferred from the Mekong Delta provinces of Long An, Tra Vinh and Ben Tre Deputy Director of the City … [Read more...] about Death in toddler with viral meningitis reported in Vietnam
close Video Long Island cop stabbed during traffic stop, suspect in custody FOX News senior correspondent Laura Ingle joins 'Fox News Live' with the details The man accused of stabbing and critically injuring a Long Island, New York , police officer earlier this month while allegedly high on methamphetamine has been indicted on 10 charges in connection with the attack, county officials announced Wednesday. Jonathan Nunez, 25, was hit with four felony charges of aggravated assault on a police officer, first-degree assault, assault on a police officer, and two counts of assault, in addition to charges of resisting arrest, leaving the scene of an incident resulting in physical injury, reckless driving and operating a motor vehicle while impaired by a drug, Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy Sini announced. Authorities said Nunez was driving a 1999 Mercedez-Benz in Patchogue, on Long Island, around 10:30 p.m. on April 10 when Suffolk County … [Read more...] about Long Island man indicted for stabbing police officer, severing his femoral artery during attempted stop: DA
More than half of pulmonary arterial hypertension sufferers did not receive standard initial treatments and did not obey subsequent consultations regularly, according to China's first white book on such patients' living situations. Insufficient knowledge about the disease, therapy inaccessibility and high medical bills were the main reasons for non-compliance given by patients, according to the white book, which was based on surveys of around 500 PAH sufferers. The white book released ahead of Wednesday, the world's inaugural Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Day, reminding medical circles and the public standardized management of these patients throughout the disease phases requires improvement. The report was guided by the national cardiovascular disease expert committee, initiated by the China Primary Health Care Foundation and supported by Xi'an Janssen Pharmaceuticals Ltd, and showed PAH patients spent an average of 2.2 years before diagnosis owing to insufficient knowledge … [Read more...] about White book on PAH patients released
Digital financial services giant Ant Group is on the cusp of pulling off the world’s biggest initial public offering and could be worth over US$500 billion (S$681 billion) in the near future, riding on the digitisation of financial services in the world’s second-largest economy. Hangzhou-headquartered Ant’s coming out parade illustrates China’s lead in digital finance. Its super-slick mobile payment app, Alipay, has over 1 billion users, making it the world’s most popular app outside social-media networks. Ant’s payments network is just the gateway, funnelling small businesses and consumers into a broad financial ecosystem spanning lending, investment and insurance services. The world’s most valuable privately owned company is also developing services to make daily life easier. Consumers can click on the Alipay app for services ranging from food deliveries to garbage collection. The system’s cogs are oiled by a trove of data gathered in China, the world’s most populous … [Read more...] about What is Jack Ma’s Ant Group and how does it make money?