19 Jan '12, 3am

2 die from bird flu in Vietnam, Cambodia

2 die from bird flu in Vietnam, Cambodia

This picture shows a vendor holding pigeons for sale in Jakarta on Jan 10, 2012. A two-year-old Cambodian boy has died from bird flu, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday, in the country's first fatality from the virus this year. -- PHOTO: AFP PHNOM PENH (AFP) - A two-year-old Cambodian boy has died from bird flu, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday, in the country's first fatality from the virus this year. The child, from north-western Banteay Meanchey province, fell ill on January 3 and was taken to hospital where he tested positive for H5N1 avian influenza. He died on Jan 18, the WHO said. 'The boy is the 19th person in Cambodia to become infected with the H5N1 virus; to date, 17 of these cases have died from complications of the disease,' the UN health agency said on its website. Last week, when the child was still in critical condition...

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