The 91st patient’s lung function has recovered by 50 per cent. Photo taken on Wednesday. — VNA/VNS Photo HCM CITY — Việt Nam’s most seriously ill COVID-19 patient’s lungs have recovered by 50 per cent, doctors said on Thursday during a telemedicine consultation. At the most critical time, the 43-year-old British pilot named Stephen Cameron, also known as Việt Nam’s COVID-19 Patient No.91, had his lungs damaged by 90 per cent, putting him on the verge of death. The patient has undergone treatments since March 18 at HCM City Hospital for Tropical Diseases. On May 22, he was transferred to Chợ Rẫy Hospital for intensive care and preparation for a lung transplant, after he was declared free of the novel coronavirus. On Wednesday, the patient was taken off life support (ECMO) and so far, his vital stats remain quite stable. He can now respond to doctors and nurses and hold a cup to drink water by himself, and no longer require urinary catheterisation. Lương Ngọc Khuê, deputy head of the treatment sub-department under the national steering committee for COVID-19 prevention and control, thanked the medical staff of HCM City Hospital for Tropical Diseases for “completing the mission” of treating and taking care of all patients, especially the… Read full this story
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