Infectious Diseases 2004

Infectious Diseases 2004

Vietnam confirms another avian influenza death

29 September, 2004

Vietnam's Ministry of Health has confirmed the death of a 14-month-old infant early this month was caused by avian influenza infection. This is the third death due to avian influenza virus in Vietnam since August.
The baby in Hanoi had typical symptoms from the bird flu's virus including fever and cough. He died on September the 5th about a week after catching the virus.