A 10-year-old boy from Kampot province died of bird flu on Saturday bringing the total number of deaths from the virus to 13 this year, with 24 confirmed cases overall, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Cambodia has been the worst hit country by the H5N1 virus in the world this year. “We regret to announce that the 10-year-old boy passed away in Kantha Bopha Hospital this morning at 5:30 a.m.,” the WHO’s communications officer Sonny Krishnan said in an email on Saturday. On Friday, the WHO had confirmed the child was infected with H5N1 and was
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