Floods can carry water-borne diseases such as typhoid fever, cholera, leptospirosis and hepatitis A, Dr. Hong, told “Hello VOA.”
Medical experts said her current mental state would prevent her from fully participating in a trial, even by video link.
The Khmer Parents Association in Long Beach, Calif., organized its 7th annual health fair for Cambodian-Americans over the weekend.
“Cambodia’s Hidden Scars” delves into the trauma caused to the Cambodian population by the Khmer Rouge, even today.
Cambodian health officials are carefully watching for the new Vietnamese strain to appear in the country.
Hepatitis C is one of three forms of the disease.
For Cambodians who need to transport sacks of rice and other heavy things but can't afford to own or hire a truck, pony and ox carts have long been the solution.
The center began 15 years ago, as a way to help treat Cambodians who could not afford expensive care or medicine.
There are many who consider themselves victims of the regime, but failed to receive the same health care services.
The law contains punishment of up to five years in prison for the illegal sale and from 15 years to life for convicted assailants.
Tan Sokhun, a doctor and head of the technical section of La Sante said there was little hope of recovery.
To help decrease the risk, a person should avoid excessive weight gain, alcohol use and smoking.