Officials report first Cambodian case of avian fluBMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7486.273 (Published 03 February 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:273
- Jane Parry
- Hong Kong
As Vietnam's H5N1 avian flu outbreak continues to spread, the first suspected human case originating in Cambodia has been reported and a new family cluster has once again raised the possibility of human to human transmission.
By 1 February, the official Vietnamese death toll was 13. On 30 January, a 10 year old girl died in southern Vietnam, having been admitted to hospital earlier that month. On 28 January a 25 year old Cambodian woman who had crossed the border into Vietnam died on the same day that …