Cambodia H5N1 avian influenza: 24 cases and 13 deaths as 10-year-old boy dies
The 10-year-old boy from Kampot province in the Kingdom of Cambodia who contracted human H5N1 avian influenza that was reported Friday, has died Saturday, becoming the country’s 13th person to die of bird flu this year, according to the Associated Press.
The child was confirmed positive for human H5N1 avian influenza on Thursday after he was admitted to the Kantha Bopha Hospital in Phnom Penh with fever, cough, sore throat, a distended abdomen and dyspnea. He was placed in critical condition being treated with Tamiflu. He died Saturday.
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