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January 26, 2006

Indonesian vendor dies of bird flu - hospital - Reuters AlertNet

What's highly alarming here is that reports of this latest case only surfaced yesterday! This only underlies the weakness in any kind of a centralized response in Indonesia. Rapid information is essential if a cluster of human to human (H2H) transmissions breaks out somewhere in the world. This level of reaction in one of the world's most populous countries bodes poorly for the future.


... RTE.ieIndonesian vendor dies of bird flu - hospital Reuters AlertNet - 22 minutes ago JAKARTA, Jan 26 (Reuters) - An Indonesian chicken seller whom local tests showed had been infected with the H5N1 bird flu virus has died, a hospital official said on Thursday. If confirmed by outside laboratories ...

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Posted by dymaxion at January 26, 2006 12:42 PM

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