Search This Blog

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Cambodia : Bird flu-infected boy dies

Article via Phil Star :

" A 2-year-and-7 month-old boy from northwestern province of Banteay Meanchey had died early Wednesday from avian influenza A (H5N1) virus after being admitted to hospital for about a week, said a senior health official.

"The boy passed away at 2:00 a.m. early Wednesday due to critical condition," Sok Touch, director of the Health Ministry' s anti-communicable disease department, told Xinhua over telephone on Wednesday.

He said the boy was the nineteenth person in Cambodia to become infected with H5N1 virus, and the first person died this year."

No comments:

Post a Comment