Tuesday, February 4, 2014

#H5N1 Cambodia Reports Human Case 5yo

[Phnom Penh (Cambodia) = AP / REUTERS] jeongjintan northern Cambodia, Kampong tomju reporter = 5-year-old boy found to be infected with avian influenza H5N1 virus dwaetdago Cambodian Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization (WHO) said on the 4th.

This boy is the first year in Cambodia is the 48th confirmed H5N1 virus infected patients. Last month, the Ministry of Health and WHO in Cambodia after 30 days, the boy received treatment with Tamiflu showing stability, he said.

H5N1 virus infection are fever, headache, cough, chest pain, diarrhea, vomiting, seizures seems. The boy from the village of infected chickens last month, more than 200 of them died suddenly in mid boy's parents had to prepare food using a dead chicken around the boy reportedly been stayed.

Between sick poultry, the H5N1 virus is usually spread from poultry to humans and are often contagious. The virus first emerged a decade ago to 48 people in Cambodia infection, of which 33 people died.  


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