Friday, December 12, 2008

Eighth human case of bird flu

(The International Herald Tribune) The Cambodia's Health Ministry has confirmed the eighth human case of virulent bird flu since 2005. There have been 246 confirmed fatal cases of the disease in humans worldwide since 2003 according to the WHO.
However, the eighth Cambodian case, a 19-year-old man does not seem to be a fatal case. He is being treated at Calmette Hospital in Phnom Penh and a health ministry expert on bird flu said that "his health is being better day by day".

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