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October 03, 2005

Another casualty in Indonesia

An elderly man suspected of contracting bird flu has died in hospital in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, after suffering from breathing difficulties.

The 68-year-old man died on Sunday after being treated for two days for symptoms including high temperatures and coughing.

However, the results of tests to determine whether he had bird flu will not be known until Tuesday.


Posted by dymaxion at October 3, 2005 01:13 PM

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