In a matter of just a few days up to 3,000 ducks died in Srok Samrong Tong, 16 kilometers
outside of Phnom Penh, according to provincial health department officials.
Though the initial tests for the H5N1 bird flu virus came out negative on both animal
and human infections, tests would continue in the coming weeks.
The Ministry of Health recently launched a campaign to inform the public of the dangers
of bird flu and how to keep the virus from entering the country.