The Ministry of Health (MoH) of the Kingdom of Cambodia wishes to advise members of the public that one new human case of avian influenza has been confirmed for the H5N1 virus. This is the 22nd case this year and the 43rd person to become infected with the H5N1 virus in Cambodia. Of the 43 confirmed cases, 32 were children under 14, and 26 of the 43 were female. In addition, only 11 cases out of the 22 cases this year survived.

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Health centers, clinics and hospitals in the country are currently seeing an increase in the number of cases of conjunctivitis or red eye.

Conjunctivitis caused by bacteria and viruses is highly contagious and can be easily spread from person to person, but it is not a serious health risk. The risk of getting conjunctivitis or of passing it on to someone else can be greatly reduced by following good simple hygiene steps.Download

The Ministry of Health (MoH) of the Kingdom of Cambodia wishes to advise members of the public that one new human case of avian influenza has been confirmed for the H5Nl virus. This is the 21st case this year and the 42nd person to become infected with the H5Nl virus in Cambodia. Of the 42 confirmed cases, 31 were children under 14, and 25 of the 42 were female. In addition, only 10 cases out of the 21 cases this year survived.

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Rabies is a viral infection which causes nearly always fatal disease in humans and other warm­ blooded mammals. It has killed large numbers of humans and animals for many centuries. World Rabies Day, which falls on 28 September, is a stark reminder that rabies remains a public health hazard in many parts of the world, particularly Asia and Africa.

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The Ministry of Health (MoH) of the Kingdom of Cambodia wishes to advise members of the public that two new human cases of avian influenza have been confirmed for the H5N1 virus. These are the 19th and 20th cases this year and the 40th and 41st persons to become infected with the H5N1 virus in Cambodia. The 20th case died on 17th September. Of the 41 confirmed cases, 30 were children under 14, and 24 of the 41 were female. In addition, only 9 cases out of the 20 cases this year survived.

Read more: 19th and 20th New Human Cases of Avian Influenza H5N1 in Cambodia in 2013