06 Sep '11, 5am

PandemicLive Vietnam mutant bird flu no greater threat: HANOI - A mutant strain of the deadly bird flu H5N1 viru...

PandemicLive Vietnam mutant bird flu no greater threat: HANOI - A mutant strain of the deadly bird flu H5N1 viru...

HANOI - A mutant strain of the deadly bird flu H5N1 virus detected in Vietnam does not appear to pose an increased risk to human health, the United Nations said on Monday. The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) last week voiced concern about the appearance in Vietnam and China of the strain, warning of "a possible major resurgence" of the virus, which developed into a pandemic in 2009. After Indonesia, Vietnam has recorded the highest number of human deaths from bird flu, with 59 since 2003, according to World Health Organisation (WHO) data. "The last human H5N1 cases in Vietnam were reported in April 2010, but none caused by the new strain," the WHO and FAO said in a joint statement issued in response to questions from AFP. "There is no evidence to suggest yet that this new virus strain will have any increased risk to human health." Bird flu is currently affecting...

Full article: http://www.asiaone.com/Health/News/Story/A1Story20110906-...

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tekkaus.com 06 Sep '11, 4pm

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