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November 14, 2005

indonesia says local tests show youth has bird flu - boston.com

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian tests on a 16-year-old youth show he is suffering from the H5N1 bird flu virus, but the results have to be confirmed by a laboratory in Hong Kong, a hospital spokesman... been confirmed to have contracted the virus but have survived. The highly pathogenic H5N1 strain is endemic in poultry in Asia, where it is known to have killed 64 people. Experts fear H5N1 could... are still waiting for confirmation from Hong Kong. The H5N1 virus has also been found in birds

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