Thursday, June 6, 2013

Vietnam metro reports year's 2nd swine-flu death

One more person has died of swine flu in Ho Chi Minh City, the second fatality in the city this year.
Cho Ray Hospital said Ly Kim Sen, 61, of Dong Thap Province in the Mekong Delta was admitted to the hospital last Saturday, and he tested positive for H1N1.

He succumbed to severe respiratory problems and heart failure Monday afternoon.

A week before being admitted, Sen had symptoms like coughing, fever, and sore throat and took cold medicines by himself.