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November 28, 2005

Indonesia: 12th and 13th cases

First we get a story from The Jakarta Post - Indonesia confirms 12th human case of bird flu.

A 16-year-old Indonesian boy has tested positive for the H5N1 avian flu virus, making him the 12th confirmed case among humans in the country, a health official said on Saturday.

"We have received a laboratory test from Hong Kong and the results were positive," said Hariadi Wibisono, a senior official at the Health Ministry, adding the patient was being treated at a hospital in Bandung in West Java province.

time, we get another story from Asia News Network, saying that on Friday a 25-year-old woman has tested positive, making her the 13th WHO-confirmed H5N1 case in Indonesia.

It's getting harder to keep up.

Posted by dymaxion at November 28, 2005 01:30 PM

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