6 vials of WHO-supplied emergency botulism antitoxin arrive in Vietnam

May 25, 2023

At present, the botulism patients who are being treated at Cho Ray Hospital and Gia Dinh People’s Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City are in critical condition. However, the antitoxin will be used for possible botulism cases in the future as the two patients at Cho Ray Hospital have missed the best time to use it. Minister Lan on Tuesday afternoon also directly worked with the WHO office in Hanoi and the organization decided to supply emergency botulism antitoxins to Vietnam. Botulism is a rare disease in Vietnam and in the world, according to the Drug Administration of Vietnam. Le Quoc Hung, head of the tropical disease department at Cho Ray Hospital.

The source of this news is from Tuoi Tre News