A 2-year-old girl from Pursat province’s Bakan district who died just hours after being admitted to the hospital on October 26 succumbed to bird flu, the Ministry of Health and World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday. The death of the 2-year-old marks the 12th fatality out of 23 cases of avian influenza reported so far this year, officials said Monday. This year has seen the worst outbreak so far of avian influenza in Cambodia, which has been by far the worst affected country in the region. Only two cases, one fatal, were confirmed in Vietnam this year, a
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