Current Situation of Avian Influenza and human cases related to the H5 virus subtype
(Data as of 12 August 2010)


Cases 2005-2010 Deaths 2005-2010
Country04050607080910Total04050607080910TotalComments
Azerbaijan0080000800500005No new case reported since 11 April 2006.
Bangladesh0000100100000000No new case reported since 28 May 2008.
Cambodia04211111004210018Latest case confirmed on 4 May 2010 in Prey Veng Province. The case was a 27-year-old male. He developed symptoms on 13 April 2010, was admitted to the hospital on 16 April and died the following day. The patient prepared and consumed sick poultry in the 7 days before onset of symptoms.
China0813547138058344125Latest case confirmed on 8 June 2010 in Hubei Province. The case is a 22-year-old pregnant female. She had onset of symptoms on 23 May and died on 3 June. Investigations into the source of her infection indicate exposure to sick and dead poultry. Close contacts of the case are being monitored and to date all remain well.
Djibouti0010000100000000No new case reported since 11 May 2006.
Egypt001825839211110010944835New case confirmed on 12 August 2010 in Elsalam district, Cairo. The case is a 2 year-old female. She developed symptoms on 2 August 2010, was hospitalized on the same day and received oseltamivir treatment. She is currently under treatment in hospital.

Investigations into the source of infection indicated that the case had exposure to sick and dead poultry.

The case was confirmed by the Egyptian Central Public Health Laboratories, a National Influenza Center of the WHO Global Influenza Surveillance Network (GISN).
Indonesia020554224216168013453720195139New case confirmed on 3 August in Tangerang District, Banten Province. The case is a 34-year-old female. She developed symptoms on 2 July 2010, was hospitalized on 4 July and died on 7 July. Laboratory tests were positive for H5N1 virus infection. Investigations into the source of her infection are ongoing.
Iraq0030000300200002No new case reported since 19 September 2006.
Laos0002000200020002No new case reported since 16 March 2007.
Myanmar0001000100000000No new case reported since 14 December 2007.
Nigeria0001000100010001No new case reported since 3 February 2007.
Pakistan0003000300010001No new case reported since 3 April 2008.
Thailand17530000251223000017No new case reported since 27 September 2006.
Turkey001200001200400004No new case reported since 17 January 2006.
Vietnam29610865711620190555256Latest cases confirmed on 21 April 2010 in Bac Kan Province. There was no epidemiological link between the two cases that would indicate human-to-human transmission.
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Source: WHO

Health Threats Unit - Directorate General Health and Consumer Protection - European Commission