Over the past few days, temperatures in several cities and provinces in northern Vietnam have tumbled, leading to a high hospital admission rate among elderly people. The hospital has reported a dramatic increase in hospitalizations among senior citizens over the past few days, said Dr. Ha Thi Van at the hospital. A senior woman is taken to the National Geriatric Hospital in Hanoi for a medical check-up and treatment. Dr. Ha Thi Van at the National Geriatric Hospital in Hanoi take a senior citizen’s blood pressure. Dr. Phuc advised residents, particularly seniors, to wear warm clothing and restrict bathing when temperatures drop to prevent such health issues.