Two-year-old Cambodian Girl Dies From Bird Flu

A two-year-old Cambodian girl has died from bird flu, the health ministry said Monday night, the second death recorded in the country in two days.

The World Health Organization has called for vigilance after the virus was detected in mammals, but has stressed that the risk to humans is low.

The health ministry said tests on Monday confirmed the unnamed girl from eastern Prey Veng province had contracted H5N1.

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