Bird Flu Claims Another Human Victim in Vietnam

The World Health Organization confirms an eight-year-old girl is the fifth person to die in Vietnam after contracting the so-called bird flu. South Korea, Japan and Taiwan also are experiencing outbreaks of the H5N1 avian influenza, but though there are no reports of it spreading to humans in those countries. NPR's Michael Sullivan reports.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

Support comes from: