A 6-year-old girl died of avian influenza in Phnom Penh’s Kantha Bopha hospital on Friday, bringing to nine the number of people to die of the disease in Cambodia since the outbreak began on January 21, the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization (WHO) announced Tuesday. The death of the little girl from Kampot province follows a three-month lull in cases. “The Ministry of Health…wishes to advise members of the public that one more new human case of avian influenza has been confirmed positive for the H5N1 virus,” the statement says. “This is 13th case this
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