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Methanol poisoning on the rise since the New Year holiday

Several days after the holiday, the centre admitted many blood poisoning cases with extremely high levels of methanol in their blood.

2,000 workers at Taiwanese firm hospitalised with neurotoxic syndrome

Around 2,000 workers at two factories in Hoang Long Industrial Zone in Thanh Hoa City, owned by a Taiwanese company, suffered neurotoxic syndrome on May 15 and May 19 because of the high level of organic solvents in the factories.

Can Tho doctors remove 11-kg tumor from man’s stomach

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Hundreds of shoe workers in Thanh Hoa hospitalized again

 VietNamNet Bridge – After a mass poisoning on May 15 that sent over 700 workers to the hospital, hundreds of workers of the Taiwan-invested Hongfu Group were again hospitalized on Monday with poisoning symptoms.

Over 730 workers poisoned in Thanh Hoa: Official

 VietNamNet Bridge - According to Thanh Hoa authorities, up to 735 workers at the Taiwan-invested Hongfu Vietnam shoe factory in Hoang Long Industrial Park were hospitalized yesterday for poisoning, suspected of water contamination.

Hundreds of workers poisoned in Thanh Hoa

VietNamNet Bridge – On Thursday morning, hundreds of workers of the Taiwan-invested Hongfu Vietnam shoe factory in the central city of Thanh Hoa showed symptoms of poisoning. All hospitals in the city were inundated with sick workers.

More people get mushroom poisoning

The Bach Mai Hospital in Hanoi recently received four additional patients from Tuyen Quang province who were severely poisoned with mushrooms, bringing the total number to 14 people within a week, including two deaths.

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Many people suffer from non-stop bleeding, suspected of poisoning

The Institute of Hematology - Blood Transfusion has received nine patients from Tan Yen district, Bac Giang province, who suffered from non-stop subcutaneous hemorrhage and stump bleeding. Doctors suspected that this due to rat poison.

Four died by alcohol in Quang Ninh

Four people in the northern Quang Ninh Province were reported to have died between December 2-4 after drinking alcohol made from sticky rice.

Eating cicadas, four people hospitalized for poisoning

VietNamNet Bridge - On April 24, the Cho Ray Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City, received four cases of poisoning due to eating cicadas, said doctor Pham Tri Dung, Head of the Emergency Ward.