Infectious Diseases 2008

Infectious Diseases 2008

Fresh avian influenza outbreak reported in Laos

Laos 19 March, 2008 A fresh outbreak of avian influenza has been detected in Laos’ northwestern Luang Namtha province, near the border with China and Myanmar.
About 100 chickens died in a village and subsequent tests revealed the birds had contracted the H5N1 virus.