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By Robert On Sunday, December 21st, 2014
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Egypt H5N1 avian flu cases rise to 20

With the addition of the newest case of human H5N1 avian influenza in a woman from Sohag governorate, this brings the total cases of the lethal zoonotic infection to 20 in Egypt, according to a Masrawy.com report More...

By Robert On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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Indonesia reports second human H5N1 avian influenza case of 2014

A 33-year-old Jakarta man is reported as the second human case and fatality from H5N1 avian influenza in Indonesia this year, according to a Jakarta Post report today. H5N1 avian influenzaImage/CDC The virus was More...

By Robert On Sunday, April 6th, 2014
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Egypt reports third H5N1 avian influenza case of 2014

A 86-year-old woman from the capital city of Damanhur in the Egyptian coastal governorate of Beheira is the latest human case of H5N1 avian influenza in the North African country, according to a EGYNews rport More...

By Robert On Sunday, March 23rd, 2014
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Egypt reports two human H5N1 avian influenza cases

Two people, an adult woman and a child, have tested positive for H5N1 avian influenza, according to a report in the Egypt Independent today. Image/CIA According to the report by Al-Masry Al-Youm,  “A 56-year-old More...

By Robert On Monday, March 17th, 2014
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Cambodian girl is the ninth human H5N1 avian influenza case of 2014

The Cambodian Ministry of Health has reported an additional human case of H5N1 avian influenza in a 2-year-old girl. This is the ninth case reported in the kingdom this year, according to a  joint press release More...

By Robert On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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Libya reports first H5N1 bird flu outbreak on Tubruq farm

Libya has reported its first outbreak of Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (HPAI) H5N1 on a farm in the port city of Tubruq (Tobruk) near the Egyptian border, according to Dr Abdunaser Dayhum, Director More...

By Robert On Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
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Cambodia Ministry of Health releases details on new H5N1 avian influenza cases

In a follow-up to a story yesterday, the  Ministry of Health (MoH) of the Kingdom of Cambodia and the World Health Organization (WHO) put out a joint press release confirming and providing more details on the More...

By Robert On Monday, March 10th, 2014
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Two addition human H5N1 avian influenza cases reported, awaiting WHO confirmation

Two addition human H5N1 avian influenza cases, one fatal, are being “unofficially” reported in a Cambodian news source today.   H5N1 Avian InfluenzaImage/CDC The Phnom Penh Post says two children, an More...

By Robert On Friday, March 7th, 2014
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Cambodia reports sixth H5N1 avian influenza case

The Ministry of Health (MoH) of the Kingdom of Cambodia is reporting the sixth human H5N1 avian influenza case of 2014, a fatal case, in a Phnom Penh province child, according to a Joint Press Release From the More...

By Robert On Friday, February 28th, 2014
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Cambodia reports 4th and 5th H5N1 avian influenza cases in two female pre-teens

The Kingdom of Cambodia appears to be showing a continuation of the increased numbers of human H5N1 avian influenza from 2013, where they reported 26 cases. H5N1 avian influenzaImage/CDC The Cambodian Ministry of More...

By Robert On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
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H5N1 bird flu reported in 21 Vietnam provinces as H7N9 bird flu knocks on the door

The most recent number of Vietnamese provinces and cities affected by the current H5N1 bird flu outbreak is now 21, according to a Bernama report today. Image/CIA To date, some 64,000 birds have been culled due More...

By Robert On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
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Cambodia reports third H5N1 avian influenza case of 2014

The Ministry of Health (MOH) of the Kingdom of Cambodia is reporting the third, confirmed human H5N1 avian influenza case of 2014 and the 50th case reported since the disease in humans was first seen in the country More...

By Robert On Wednesday, February 12th, 2014
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H5N1 avian influenza: Cambodia reports first fatality of 2014

Just a week after reporting their first case of human H5N1 avian influenza (AI) in a five-year-old boy from Kampong Thom province, health officials have confirmed another case of the virus and this one was fatal, More...

By Robert On Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
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H5N1 bird flu outbreaks reported in Vietnam

Two provinces in Vietnam are reporting H5N1 bird flu outbreaks in poultry, affecting hundreds of birds, according to a Xinhua report today. photo wattpublishing www.WATTAgNet.com. via Flickr The report states that More...

By Robert On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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H5N1 avian influenza: First human case reported in Cambodia in 2014

After reporting 26 human H5N1 avian influenza cases in 2013, by far the most of any country, the Kingdom of Cambodia has announced their first case of the lethal bird flu on 2014, according to a Ministry of Health More...

By Robert On Saturday, February 1st, 2014
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China reports human H5N1 avian flu infection in Guangxi Province

The Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Health Department reported today a confirmed human case of avian influenza (AI) A/H5N1 infection, according to a press release dated Feb. 1 (computer translated). According More...

By Robert On Saturday, February 1st, 2014
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Vietnam: Dong Thap woman is second H5N1 avian influenza fatality for 2014

A 60-year-old woman from Binh Thanh District, Dong Thap province, Vietnam has died from a confirmed case of influenza A/H5N1 infection, according to a Tuoi Tre report today (computer translated). H5N1 avian influenzaImage/CDC The More...

By Robert On Tuesday, January 21st, 2014
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Vietnam announces human H5N1 avian influenza fatality

For the first time since April 2013, Vietnam is reporting a death due to infection with the H5N1 avian influenza virus, according to a Xinhua report Monday. According to the report, the patient was a 52-year-old More...

By Robert On Sunday, January 19th, 2014
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What can travelers to China and other areas with H5N1 in poultry and wild birds do to protect themselves?

On the heels of the recent case of a Canadian woman who contracted H5N1 avian influenza in Beijing, China, and subsequently died of the infection upon return to Canada, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention More...

By Robert On Thursday, January 16th, 2014
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CDC advises health providers on H5N1 avian flu in new health advisory

Official CDC Health Advisory On January 8, 2014, the Public Health Agency of Canada reported the first confirmed case of human infection with avian influenza A (H5N1) virus identified in North America. The patient More...


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