Emergencies preparedness, response

Avian influenza A(H5N1) - update 24: Situation (human) in Viet Nam

16 February 2004

Situation (human) in Viet Nam

Laboratory tests have confirmed an additional case of H5N1 infection in Viet Nam. The patient is a young man from Ho Chi Minh City.

Altogether, 20 cases, 14 of them fatal, have been reported in Viet Nam.