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July 10, 2006

Avian Flu Claims Life of 5-Year-Old Indonesian BoyTechRepublic News

A World Health Organization laboratory has confirmed that a 5-year-old Indonesian boy who died last month was infected with bird flu, a Health Ministry spokesperson said Monday. The boy, who died on June 16 in the East Java provincial town of Tulungagung, was found positive for the H5N1 strain of bird flu in tests by the WHO reference laboratory in Hong Kong, spokesperson Sumardi said.

Posted by dymaxion at July 10, 2006 10:02 PM

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