Avian Influenza: Cambodia

by Wayne Ghesquiere on February 8, 2013

Since January 2013, the World Health Organization has confirmed 4 deaths out of 5 cases due to the H5N1 influenza virus (avian influenza) in the provinces of Kampong Spoe, Kampot, Phnum Penh, and Takev. Each cases was reported to have had contact with poultry. Over the past 8 years there have been 26 confirmed cases in Cambodia. There is no known human to human transimission of the current H1N5 avian flu strain. Book an appointment for a consultation with a travel nurse to address any concerns and learn how to stay safe while travelling 250-370-2366.

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