World Notes: Avian Influenza – Situation in Cambodia

Update from the World Health Organization

18 December 2009 — The Ministry of Health of Cambodia has announced a new confirmed case of human infection with the H5N1 avian influenza virus.

  • The 57-year-old male, from Ponhea Kreak District, Kampong Cham Province, developed symptoms on 11 December. The case was admitted to Kampong Cham Provincial Hospital on 16 December, where he received treatment. He is in a stable condition.
  • Of the 9 cases confirmed to date in Cambodia, 7 have been fatal. This is the first diagnosed case in Cambodia during 2009.

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 WHO: Avian influenza – situation in Cambodia

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