» 11/23/2005, 00.00
New human bird flu case confirmed in Vietnam
A 15-year-old boy has tested positive for the virus that killed more than 60 people across Asia. In the boy's household, there were dead poultry, the area blocked off.
Hanoi announces three new bird flu cases
Fears of bird flu outbreak spread in Indonesia after two children die
Bird flu: Indonesia death toll reaches 52
The latest victim was a boy from West Java province. Fears are growing about human-to-human transmission: the victim's brother died four days ago with symptoms of the H5N1 virus but it was not possible to take blood samples for testing.
New, asymptomatic bird flu cases
The disease might be more widespread than thought before.
Avian flu kills three
According to the Health Ministry, there is a 99 per cent certainty that there deaths are the result of the H5N1 virus, which causes the bird flu.
AsiaNews IS ALSO A MONTHLY!
AsiaNews monthly magazine (in Italian) is free.
2003 © All rights reserved - AsiaNews C.F. e P.Iva: 00889190153 - GLACOM®