No human-to-human transmission found in Cambodian bird flu cases

The Cambodian health authorities have said there was no human-to-human transmission of bird flu in the case of a father and daughter who caught the virus.

The 11-year-old girl died on Feb 22 and her father tested positive two days later, prompting the World Health Organisation (WHO) to voice concern about possible transmission between humans.

One of the worst global oubreaks of avian influenza has been raging since late 2021, with tens of thousands of poultry culled, wild birds dying in large numbers and infections among some mammals rising.

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