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WHO says Cambodian girl has died of bird flu

WHO says Cambodian girl has died of bird flu

The World Health Organization says a 6-year-old Cambodian girl has died from bird flu.
WHO and Cambodia's Ministry of Health said in a joint news conference Wednesday that she is the eighth person to die from the H5N1 flu virus this year in Cambodia.
They said she died on Aug. 14 after becoming sick in Kampong Cham province.
All eight people who are known to have contracted bird flu in Cambodia this year have died. They include seven children.
Cambodia has had 16 deaths from 18 confirmed cases of bird flu since 2005.
WHO says globally there have been 331 deaths from 565 confirmed bird flu cases since the disease was first noted in 2003.


Updated : 2021-10-19 00:58 GMT+08:00