TITLE

AVIAN INFLUENZA CLAIMS MORE VICTIMS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;4/15/2004, Vol. 38 Issue 8, piii
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In February 2004, Asia's human toll from avian influenza rose to 22 as Thailand and Vietnam reported deaths from the disease ravaging poultry flocks across the region. Hardest-hit Thailand and Vietnam, where all the human cases have been reported, are talking about declaring victory over the virulent H5NI virus in a matter of weeks. People did not rule out the risk, however remote, that the virus could infect a person incubating a human flu virus and would then mutate into a strain that could cause a pandemic.
ACCESSION #
13014946

 

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