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Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Vietnam : 11-month girl dies of suspected meningitis

Via Tuoitre News, excerpt :

" An 11-month old girl from the central province of Quang Tri died from suspected meningitis on January 20. If confirmed, it will be the first case in Vietnam in 2012.

The information was released by the Ministry of Health’s Department for Preventative Health that quotes information from the Nha trang Pasteur Institute.

Nguoi Lao Dong reported that the child started to show symptoms on January 19 with scarlet fever and was administered antipyretics.

She was later hospitalized at a local hospital in Quang Tri province before being transferred to the Hue Central Hospital in Hue City on January 20."

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