World Bulletin / News Desk
Virus H5N1 was detected in the post-mortem blood tests of the 60-year-old victim who died Thursday in Ho Chi Minh City, Xinhua reported, citing provincial health officials.
In a statement, Pasteur Institute said six separate H5N1 cases have been identified in Vietnam's south.
The H5N1 virus case in the country was last seen in 2009. In 4 months, 9,000 cases were reported, and about 20 people had lost their lives.
The bird flu can be transmitted to local poultry stocks through migratory birds, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
Humans can reportedly become infected by the virus by eating infected poultry.
It is feared that rice might have already made its way into Kenyan market
The ancient port city of Byblos, has made an ambitious decision to ban single-use plastic bags by 2018
The latest outbreak of the viral disease, which is highly contagious and frequently fatal if untreated, has prompted a visit by the head of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the health ministry said in a statement.
Volunteer Turkish doctors offer surgery for thyroids, hernias, breast lumps, and gastric ulcers, among other conditions
The annual State of the Climate Report, compiled by more than 450 scientists from over 60 countries, describes worsening climate conditions worldwide in 2017, the same year that US President Donald Trump pulled out of the landmark Paris climate deal.
UN Children’s Fund attributes mounting cholera death toll to ‘ailing health system, ongoing conflict’
160-day trek to raise awareness about plight of African elephant
Muhammed Jaiteh came to Turkey in 2006 to study medicine and now aims to serve his home country
Dr. Mehmet Oz examines children who were affected by bombings
Health Department reports total of 1,040 cases nationwide, up 60 pct from same period last year
Event will be held in Mediterranean province of Antalya from Oct. 17-21
'Protecting human rights is key to responding to the Ebola outbreak,' HRW says