GENEVA, Nov. 25 (Xinhuanet) -- The World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday
that a further case of human infection with H5N1 bird flu has been confirmed in
The case is a 15-year-old boy from Hai Phong Provinc, who developed symptoms
on Nov. 14 and was hospitalized on Nov. 16, the United Nations agency
said in a statement.
The boy has been discharged from hospital and is recovering, WHO added.
Since mid-December 2004, Vietnam has reported 66 human cases ofbird flu, of
which 22 died.
The total number of human cases of bird flu worldwide since mid-December
2004 is 88, of which 36 were fatal. And since Dec. 26,2003, the total number is
132, of which 68 were fatal. Enditem