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from the WHO again note the date, Avian influenza – situation in Cambodia - update
Ladies and Gentlemen, the next Black Death, a global pandemic of catastrophic proportions, has reared its ugly head in the Far East, home to many pandemic viruses. This time it is not a 30 per cent death rate, it is an 85 per cent death rate. It is called the Cambodian Avian Flu virus.
has it began?
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Mar 7, 2011
Of the 13 cases of human H5N1 virus infection confirmed since 2005 in Cambodia, 11 have been fatal.
Avian influenza – situation in Indonesia
2 March 2011 - The Ministry of Health of Indonesia has announced a new confirmed case of human infection with avian influenza A (H5N1) virus.
A 26 year old female from Karawang District, West Java Province developed symptoms on 30 January. She was hospitalized on 3 February, and was treated with oseltamivir, but died on 8 February.
Initial investigations indicate the case bought poultry meat at a traditional market and took home chickens that were slaughtered after purchase and prepared at the market.
Laboratory tests have confirmed infection with the H5N1 avian influenza virus.
Of the 172 cases confirmed to date in Indonesia, 142 have been fatal.
Avian influenza - situation in Egypt - update 45
7 March 2011 - The Ministry of Health of Egypt has announced two new confirmed cases of human infection with avian influenza A (H5N1) virus.
also from the link. do they have things under control in Egypt? as far as civil unrest.
Of the 127 cases confirmed to date in Egypt, 41 have been fatal.
and then the last word from the WHO on H1N1 before it well just went away,
That two-wave pattern is typical of pandemic flu viruses, which is why many scientists worry that the 2009 H1N1 ("swine") flu virus might evolve into a deadlier form.
H1N1, first reported in March 2009 in Mexico, contains a mix of human, swine and avian flu genes, which prompted fears that it could prove deadlier than typical seasonal flu viruses. However, the death toll was much lower than initially feared, in large part because the virus turned out to be relatively inefficient at spreading from person to person.
WHO Says Confirmed H1N1 Deaths Worldwide Reach 1,799