Cambodia reports second bird flu death in 2012
Six-year-old girl becomes 20th victim in country since 2003
The child, who was from central Kampong Chhnang province, fell ill on March 22 and died on March 30, said the World Health Organization and the Cambodian health ministry in a joint statement. Reports say she had contact with sick or dead poultry prior to becoming sick.
The girl is the 20th person in Cambodia to become infected with bird flu since 2003, and the 18th to die from it. A two-year-old boy was the first victim in 2012, dying in January of the virus.