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December 14, 2005

Thai authorities unsure how latest victim contacted H5N1

Last Friday Thailand announced a 5 year old boy was the country's latest H5N1 victim. Here is a brief update on the investigation that followed the boy's death: 27 people who had contact with lad in Nakhon Nayok test ?negative?. Initial tests on people who had been in contact with the country?s latest human case of bird flu have cooled fears of a human-to-human outbreak, though it remains unclear how the infection was transmitted. None of the blood samples drawn from people who had

Posted by dymaxion at December 14, 2005 09:25 PM

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