The 10 were hospitalised with flu-like symptoms after the H5N1 virus was detected in 40 chickens found dead last week in Malaysia's first poultry infection in over a year. "The test results on the last two patients were also negative and they have been discharged. There's no new admission," Disease Control Division director Ramlee Rahmat told Reuters. No human cases have so far been reported in Malaysia, which last reported the H5N1 virus in a chicken in the northern state of Kelantan in 2004.
Monday, February 27, 2006
What a relief! Our neighbour Malaysia has ruled out bird flu in 10 people that were suspected of contracting the deadly H5N1 strain from infected chickens. From Reuters:
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