Leading experts join treatment consultation for two sickest COVID-19 patients
14:03 | 07/01/2021

VGP – Leading medical experts have been mobilized to discuss treatment plans for two COVID-19 patients who are in critical health conditions.

Leading medical experts chair online consultation to discuss treatment for two sickest COVID-19 patients  

The sickest COVID-19 cases are Patient 1465 and Patient 1405, admitted to the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases in Ha Noi's Dong Anh District and Quang Nam Central General Hospital, respectively.

Patient 1465 is a 61-year-old woman who landed at the Noi Bai International Airport on December 21 on flight VN415 from the U.S.

A few days after being hospitalized on December 31, she showed signs of fatique, trembling limbs, and anorexia and has been dependent on a ventilator.

Patient 1405 is a 73-year-old man, flying from the U.S. to Japan and then took flight VN319 to the central city of Da Nang on December 6 and was quarantined in the nearby province of Quang Nam.

The patient suffered underlying diseases including hepatitis B, high pressure, and Type 2 diabetes.

So far, Viet Nam has confirmed 1,505 COVID-19 patients, including 693 local infections. Of the patient tally, 1,353 have recovered and exited hospitals while 35 others have been reported dead./.

By Kim Loan

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