Infectious Diseases 2004

Infectious Diseases 2004

A 9-year-old Thai girl in a northern province died after being infected with the avian influenza virus

4 October, 2004

Srilueng-On, is the third person to have died from the H5N1 virus since July, when the government confirmed the reappearance of the virus in Thailand.
(She developed symptoms on 23 September, was hospitalized on 27 September, and died of severe respiratory disease on 3 October) The health ministry also found the avian influenza virus in dogs in Prachin Buri province, 140 kilometers east of Bangkok. The dogs may have eaten infected chickens.