[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|
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