Infectious Diseases 2007

Infectious Diseases 2007

Vietnam: 5 additional H5N1 cases

31 August, 2007

Based on the amended WHO criteria, the Ministry of Health of Viet Nam confirms the following 5 additional cases of human infection with H5N1 avian influenza, including 4 deaths, in the country.
Case 1: Female, 24 years of age, died on June 21, 2007.
Case 2: Male, 29 years of age, recovered.
Case 3: Male 20 years of age, died on June 10, 2007.
Case 4: Female, 22 years of age, died on July 28, 2007.
Case 5: Male, 15 years of age, died on August 1, 2007.