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

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 18th case this year and the 39th person to become infected with the H5N1 virus in Cambodia. Of the 39 confirmed, 28 were children under 14, and 22 of the 39 were female. In addition, only 8 cases out of the 18 cases this year survived.

Read more: 18th New Human Case of Avian Influenza H5N1 in Cambodia in 2013

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 17th case this year and the 38th person to become infected with the H5N1 virus in Cambodia. Of the 38 confirmed, 27 were children under 14, and 22 of the 38 were female. In addition, only 7 cases out of the 17 cases this year survived.

Read more: 17th New Human Case of Avian Influenza H5N1 in Cambodia in 2013

The Ministry of Health (MoH) of the Kingdom of Cambodia wishes to advise members of the public that two more new human cases of avian influenza have been confirmed for the H5N1 virus. These are the 15th and 16th cases this year and the 36th and 37th persons to become infected with the H5N1 virus in Cambodia. Of the 37 confirmed, 26 were children under 14, and 22 of the 37 were female. In addition, only 7 cases out of the 16 cases this year survived.

Read more: 15th and 16th New Human Cases of Avian Influenza H5N1 in Cambodia in 2013