Top doctors discuss lung transplant for British COVID-19 patient
20:04 | 10/05/2020
VGP – Top Vietnamese doctors convened a meeting this morning to consider the possibility of lung transplant for British COVID-19 patient who has been in critical conditions.

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The patient, aged 43, was confirmed having the virus in Viet Nam on March 19 after visiting the Buddha Bar which was subsequently identified as a COVID-19 cluster in Ho Chi Minh City.

He has suffered from a blood clotting disorder and “cytokine storm” syndrome and been totally dependent on a life support machine called Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (OCMO), according to the Ministry of Health.

As of 6 pm on Sunday, the total number of COVID-19 infection cases in Viet Nam remained unchanged at 288, of whom 241 have recovered.

The current 47 active cases are being treated at six central and provincial-level hospitals./.

By Quang Minh

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