“There are no human cases of the Bird-Flu in Malaysia”, says Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek, the Health Minister of Malaysia.
The Minister admitted however, that “four men and one woman, aged between 11 months and 35, had developed fever and lived within a 300m radius of where culling took place.” He further stated that as of 6pm on Thursday, no bird flu virus was detected in them.
The above mentioned five people had apparently sought treatment at the hospital on a voluntary bases.
Their condition was reported to be stable.
They were admitted for observation at the Sungai Buloh Hospital after coming down with fever in wake of the bird flu outbreak at Kampung Paya Jaras Hilir in Sungai Buloh.
Here is the full story from The Star: http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2007/6/8/nation/20070608200542&sec=nation
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