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Officials report first Cambodian case of avian flu

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 03 February 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:273
  1. Jane Parry
  1. 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 …

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