OFW from China Dies from Suspected Case of Bird Flu –Report

An overseas Filipino worker who returned to the country after working for six years in China died last Feb. 14 from a suspected case of bird flu, the Department of Health (DOH) said Monday.

The OFW came home last Feb. 9 and complained of coughs, fever and stomach pain on Feb. 10, radio dzBB’s Cecilia Villarosa reported, citing DOH information.

While the OFW consulted doctors on Feb. 11, his condition grew worse and the OFW died Feb. 14.

Initial investigation by the DOH showed the OFW had been exposed to live poultry in China. The OFW has been cremated and his case has been declared closed, the dzBB report added.

 (Source: GMANetwork.com)

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