Laos: Many people get “mystery disease” World

Laos: Many people get “mystery disease”

Officials from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Lao Ministry of Health went to Xieng Khouang province to investigate a “mystery disease” that has affected hundreds of people.

Avian virus H5N1 returns in Laos after five years

Lao veterinary authorities have sent an urgent notification to the Word Organisation for Animal Health on an outbreak of avian pandemic influenza in a village in the northwestern region, marking the return of the deadly virus in the country after five years.