Covid sends increasing number of Vietnam children to hospital


A 15-year-old COVID patient is being treated at the HCM City Children’s Hospital 2. — Courtesy of the hospital

HO CHI MINH CITY (Vietnam News/Asia News Network): The number of children under 16 hospitalised with Covid-19 in HCM City has risen recently, with many unaware of the infection until visits to doctors with flu-like symptoms such as cough and fever, according to the Department of Health.

The Covid ward at the Children’s Hospital 2 now has some 100 Covid patients who are children under 16, four times the number in mid-October.

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