WHO confirms a human case of avian influenza in West Bengal - Qoneqt
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    Rajesh AK in News

    12 Jun 12:09 AM


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    WHO confirms a human case of avian influenza in West Bengal

    WHO reported a case of human infection with Avian Influenza A(H9N2) virus in a child from West Bengal. The patient had exposure to poultry at home and in the surroundings. There were no known persons reporting symptoms of respiratory illness in the family, the neighbourhood, or among healthcare workers at health facilities. This is the second case, the first one was reported in 2019.