World Notes: Avian Influenza – Situation in Vietnam – Update 7

According to the World Health Organization, Vietnam’s Ministry of Health confirmed a new case of human infection with the H5N1 avian influenza virus. The case involved a man from Dien Bien Phu city who died on 28 November, 10 days after developing flu symptoms. The source of the exposure is under investigation. The man’s family reportedly kept chickens and wild geese.

Of 112 cases of H5N1 confirmed to date in Vietnam, 57 have been fatal.

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WHO: Avian Influenza – situation in Vietnam – update 7

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