H5N1 virus

A Cambodian man carries chickens at a Phnom Penh market as the country battles the H5N1 bird flu strain that has baffled experts a decade after a major outbreak began in Asia. Photo: AFP

Six-year-old Cambodian girl dies from bird flu

A six-year-old Cambodian girl has died from bird flu, bringing the country’s toll from the deadly virus to nine so far this year, the World Health Organisation said on Tuesday.