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October 06, 2005

Indonesian update

A 23-year-old Indonesian man who kept birds has died from avian influenza, officials there said today, marking the seventh death they attribute to the H5N1 virus. [...] Case counts vary. Wibowo's death represents the 8th case of avian flu in Indonesia and the 6th death, based on CIDRAP's analysis of news reports. The WHO currently recognizes 4 cases, with 3 deaths. Indonesian officials today raised the number of suspected human cases from 60 to 85, AFP reported. However, only 3

Posted by dymaxion at October 6, 2005 10:34 PM

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