BINH DUONG (VNS)-- Samples taken in the boarding house zone in the southern Binh Duong Province's Thuan An Town, where a patient died suspectedly due to A/H5N1, were tested negative to H5N1 virus.
The information was confirmed by Ta Trong Khang, deputy director of the Binh Duong Department of Animal Health.
After Nguyen Van Sang, 42, from the southern province of Kien Giang and lived in the zone, hospitalised last week and then died suspectedly due to A/H5N1, local animal health experts took samples of different flocks of livestock in the zone for tests.
Previously Sang had high temperature, coughing and difficult breathe when being taken to the Binh Duong General Hospital. He died after being moved to the HCM City Hospital for Tropical Diseases. -- VNS