Infectious Diseases 2008

Infectious Diseases 2008

Bangladesh reports its first human H5N1 case

Bangladesh 22 May, 2008 The Bangladeshi health ministry says that a 16-month-old boy has been confirmed as the country's first human case of the H5N1 strain of avian influenza. This case brings the number of countries which have recorded human avian influenza infections to 15.
The 16-month-old boy became ill in January but recovered.