3 arrested in Vietnam for 8 dialysis deaths International

Police in the northern province of Hoa Binh have arrested three people suspected of being responsible for the deaths of eight patients who were undergoing kidney dialysis treatment at a local hospital. Investigators have been building a criminal case for one of the most serious medical incidents in years. Authorities have blamed the deaths on […]

Australian tourist dies of heart attack during Vietnam trip International

By VnExpress  &nbspJune 13, 2017 | 09:23 am GMT+7 The 57-year-old man reportedly died an hour after being rushed to hospital with chest pain and breathing difficulty. The Quang Ninh Province General Hospital in northern Vietnam has confirmed that an Australian man died of a heart attack last weekend. Dennis Paus Hendrik, 57, was admitted […]

Experts suspect water source caused 8 dialysis deaths at Vietnam hospital International

By Nam Phuong  &nbspJune 8, 2017 | 10:34 am GMT+7 ‘Chemical residue could have built up from the water filtration process.’ A council of doctors and health experts has suggested that water used for dialysis procedures at Hoa Binh Province General Hospital was to blame for an incident that left eight people dead last week. […]

Vietnam’s health ministry promises quick answers on 7 dialysis deaths International

By Nam Phuong  &nbspMay 31, 2017 | 03:19 pm GMT+7 A patient is in critical condition after a dialysis procedure at Hoa Binh Hospital went wrong and killed seven others on Monday. Photo by VnExpress/NP One patient surviving the incident in Hoa Binh Province is still in critical condition and cannot be transferred to Hanoi […]

Dead girl’s family crashes media event after Vietnamese man cleared of murder International

A ceremony held by Vietnam’s Supreme Court to issue an official apology to a man who was wrongfully sentenced to death for child rape and murder was disrupted on Tuesday when the victim’s family burst in demanding that authorities find the real killer. A large crowd gathered at a commune government office in the northern […]