Friday, November 25, 2005

News - 15-year-old Hai Phong boy affected by H5N1 virus

A 15-year-old boy, Vu Van Hoa, in Tien Hung commune, Tien Lang district of the northern Hai Phong province has tested positive for the H5N1virus, according to the province’s health department.

To date, Hai Phong has had five cases suspected of being the H5N1 virus and three of them are under treatment at the Viet-Tiep hospital. The two others have been tested negative for the H5N1 virus and are still undergoing treatment in the Ha Noi clinical tropical hospital.

Bird flu has so far hit 23 communes of Hai Phong.

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