Global Alert and Response (GAR)

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.

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