Avian influenza A(H5N1)- update 32: Situation (human) in Thailand
9 March 2004
The Ministry of Public Health in Thailand has today confirmed an additional case of H5N1. The case is a 29-year-old man from Nakhon Ratchasima Province. He developed symptoms on 13 February, was admitted to hospital on 20 February, and was discharged on 7 March. He gave a history of exposure to diseased and dead chickens.
To date, Thailand has reported 11 laboratory confirmed cases of H5N1 infection in humans, of which 7 have been fatal.