Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Cambodia bird flu outbreak continues with 14th case #H5N1

[It appears the 3 year old from Cambodia, that was recently diagnosed with H5N1 bird flu, is from Kampong Trabek district.  A map of Prey Veng Province is below the article.]

July 16, 2013
Cambodia's outbreak of H5N1 avian influenza continues apace as the summer wears on, with a 3-year-old boy becoming the 14th victim this year and the 35th case confirmed in the Southeast Asian nation since records began to be kept.

The Cambodian Ministry of Health has deployed a rapid response team to Prey Veng's Kampong Trabek district to perform "contact tracing" or mass testingof everyone who came into contact with the recently diagnosed 3-year-old boy, including both family and neighbors, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

continued:  http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/cambodia/130716/cambodia-bird-flu-outbreak-continues-14th-case

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