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September 20, 2005

More on Indonesia

Indonesia's government appealed for calm on Tuesday and insisted it was able to handle an outbreak of bird flu that has killed four people in the country. 

The call came after three more people with flu-like symptoms were admitted to hospital in the capital late on Monday, hours after the government put the country on high alert.

Read the full story here. This latest news from Indonesia is quite worrisome.  The number of infected people has gone up steadily and, according to Henry Niman, people got the infection following a pattern that may suggest human to human transmission. Stay tuned.

Posted by dymaxion at September 20, 2005 02:21 PM

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