Phnom Penh (FN), Feb. 22 – An 11-year-old girl died of H5N1 bird flu, Youk Sambath, secretary of state of the Ministry of Health told Fresh News on Wednesday (Feb 22).

The girl lived in Roleang village, Romlech commune, Sitho Kandal district, Prey Veng province.

"The girl was sick on 16 February 2023 with symptoms of 39 degrees Celsius, coughing, and sore throat, Sambath said.