Emergencies preparedness, response

Avian influenza – situation in Viet Nam - update 3

The Ministry of Health in Viet Nam has announced the death of a previously confirmed case of H5N1 infection. The 23 year old female from Dam Ha District, Quang Ninh Province died on 21 February.

Of the 109 cases confirmed to date in Viet Nam, 53 have been fatal.