Another avian flu death reported in Vietnam

first_imgJul 14, 2005 (CIDRAP News) – Another Vietnamese has died of avian influenza and three others have tested positive for the disease, according to reports from Vietnam today.Reuters news service reported that an unidentified person infected with an H5 flu virus died in a Hanoi hospital last week. The report was based on a story in a Vietnamese newspaper called Tien Phong, or Vanguard, which attributed the information to the country’s health ministry.The report also said three people in an isolation ward at Hanoi’s National Institute for Clinical Research of Tropical Medicine have avian flu, and another 13 patients in the ward have suspected cases.The Chinese news service Xinhua published a similar story today. It said that one of two people who died in the Hanoi hospital last week had tested positive for an H5 virus, while results for the other person were inconclusive. The story also said 15 other people were being treated at the hospital for suspected avian flu.The Xinhua story was based on a report in a Vietnamese newspaper called Pioneer, which attributed its information to Vietnam’s Preventive Medicine Department.Another Vietnamese newpaper, Than Nien News, also reported the latest death and the three other confirmed cases in its online edition today.But the official Vietnam News Agency said in a story datelined today, “Since June 4, Vietnam has reported no new human cases of bird flu infections.” The story made no mention of the newspaper reports.The latest report, if accurate, brings Vietnam’s unofficial avian flu death toll since late 2003 to 40, including 20 fatalities since December 2004. Another 12 people in Thailand and 4 Cambodians also have died of H5N1 avian flu in the past year and a half.Today’s reports did not make clear whether any of the cases mentioned have been reported previously. By the official World Health Organization count, Vietnam had had a total of 87 cases of avian flu as of Jun 28.last_img read more

Judy Ann Lindsay

first_imgJudy Ann Lindsay, of Batesville and formerly of Greensburg, IN passed away on Sunday, September 13, 2020 at Franciscan Health in Indianapolis. She was 80 years old.The daughter of Chris Napier and Ida (nee: Martindale) Grace was born on January 31, 1940 in Richmond, IN.Judy worked for many years as the office manager for the Jim Pruett Law Office in Greensburg. She was a member of the ladies auxiliary Batesville Eagles Aerie #1130.  Judy was always up for game of some kind. Her favorites were playing bingo or cards.  Most of all she liked spending time with her beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren.She will be dearly missed by her husband, Ray Lindsay of Batesville; daughter, Bobbie Jackson of Batesville; son, Jerry Nunn of Trinity, FL; step-children, Phil Lindsay, Jerry Lindsay, Chris Lindsay and Steve Lindsay all of Connersville; 20 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Jerry Nunn, brother, Chris Napier, 2 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.Visitation is Friday, September 18, 2020 from 9:30am – 11:00 am followed by 11am funeral service all at Meyers Funeral Home in Batesville.  Burial will be in the Crownhill Cemetery in Centerville, IN on Friday afternoon. Albert Reffitt is officiating.In accordance with the Indiana COVID-19 precautions, all attending are to wear a mask and follow proper social distancing protocol. If you are not feeling well, or if you have compromised immune system, you are encouraged to stay home.Memorials may be given to the Wounded Warrior Project c/o the funeral home by bringing to the service or mailing to: P.O. Box 202 Batesville, IN 47006.You are welcomed to leave a message at www.meyersfuneralhomes.com on Judy’s obituary page for the family in the online guestbook.last_img read more