1,500 CASES OF ALCOHOL AND FOOD POISONING IN 9 DAYS OF TET

1,500 CASES OF ALCOHOL AND FOOD POISONING IN 9 DAYS OF TET

According to the Ministry of Health, during the 9 days of Tet, there were 1,500 cases of alcohol and food poisoning nationwide. Doctors warn that this situation will increase after Tet. According to a report from the Ministry of Health, poisoning during the 9 days of the Lunar New Year of the Monkey resulted in nearly 1,500 total medical examinations and emergency visits due to digestive disorders and alcohol poisoning (drunkenness) across the country; Among them, there were 2 deaths.

Nationwide, a household food poisoning case was recorded in Tau Tren village, Tram Tau commune, Tram Tau district, Yen Bai province due to eating dead buffalo meat. The cause was microbiology, causing 34 people to get sick and 9 people to the hospital.

Recorded at the Poison Control Center, Bach Mai Hospital during the 9 days of Tet also received 7 cases of alcohol poisoning, 5 cases of drug poisoning, 7 cases of food poisoning… According to statistics of Bach Mai Hospital, some cases Severely, when transferred to the Emergency Department, Bach Mai Hospital, he suffered from gastrointestinal bleeding and ruptured esophageal veins due to drinking too much alcohol; There was 1 death.

According to the warning of BS. Nguyen Anh Tuan, Bach Mai Hospital Poison Control Center, after Tet, the number of alcohol poisoning cases will increase because people go back to work, celebrate, and drink jubilantly at the beginning of spring. In many cases, drinking good wine still causes poisoning as usual. In cases of severe poisoning, in addition to coma, there may be cardiovascular collapse, respiratory failure, and death.