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In a follow-up on the Cambodia H5N1 avian influenza outbreak, the Ministry of Health says the situation in Roleang village, Romleach commune, Sithorkandal district, Prey Veng province is now under control.

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Only 2 cases of H5N1 are detected and confirmed by the lab. A girl (11 years old and 6 months) passed away and her father confirmed positive H5N1 under the medical care and treatment in district hospital.

After treatment, additional samples tested on him are now negative as of February 27; however, he is still hospitalized to complete his treatment course according to the drug usage’s protocol.

A total of 29 samples (16 closed contacts and 13 Illness like influenza (ILI)) collected by the investigation team were tested by laboratory with all negative results.