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July 10, 2007

Indonesia confirms 81st bird flu death

JAKARTA (AFP) - A six-year-old Indonesian boy died of bird flu at the
weekend, taking the death toll in the country worst hit by the virus
to 81, a health ministry official said Monday.
Indonesia has seen its toll from the deadly H5N1 virus grow steadily
since 2005 when the first confirmed human deaths occurred here.

Posted by dymaxion at July 10, 2007 10:07 PM

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