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May 07, 2021 / 16:43

[Photo Essay] Vietnam’s largest cancer hospital disinfected after lockdown

The hospital was isolated shortly after first Covid-19 cases detected there.

The Vietnam National Cancer Hospital (K Hospital), the country’s largest hospital treating cancers was disinfected on Friday afternoon [May 7] after dozens of Covid-19 cases were found there.

With three branches in Hanoi, in the premises of K Hospital there are always roughly 5,000 staff and patients who are from different parts of Vietnam.

Since the early morning, all three branches have been placed under lockdown after a facility recorded the first cases with the source is linked to the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases (NHTD), the leading hospital in treating Covid-19 patients in Vietnam.

 Military personnel gather at the hospital for disinfection work. Photo: Cong An Nhan Dan
 Health workers are speeding up the disinfection. Photo: Ngoc Tu/ Kinh Te Do Thi

 Health workers at work. Photo: Ngoc Tu/ Kinh Te Do Thi
 Soldiers are preparing for disinfection work. Photo: Baotintuc
 Disinfection work carried out by military personnel. Photo: Tuoi Tre
  Soldiers are carrying out disinfection work. Photo: kinhtedothi
 Soldiers well-equipped with protection items. Photo: Tuoi Tre