As extends vysokopatogennyj a fluon December, 12th, 2003 on a poultry farm in suburb of Seoul for the first time disease vysokopatogennym is fixed by a virus of flu H5N1.
on December, 17th the authorities of South Korea officially declared epidemic beginning.
on January, 5th, 2004 the authorities of Vietnam have informed on hospitalisation of 11 children with disease signs.
on January, 7th the World Health Organization has extended the prevention of the beginning of epidemic of a bird flu (H5N1). Disease in ten countries Is confirmed officially: Japan, Vietnam, China, Indonesia, Pakistan, Korea, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Taiwan.
on January, 11th the virus is revealed at the person. By this moment in Vietnam 11 children have died of illness and 1 adult.
by the present moment 32 cases of disease are officially registered, 22 from them have terminated in death of patients. The great number of the diseased - in Vietnam (23 persons), and in Thailand - 9 diseased. Suspicions on a bird flu are checked in six countries Jugo - East Asia.