Infectious Diseases 2007

Infectious Diseases 2007

Indonesia confirms 80th avian influenza death

Indonesia 15 June, 2007 The Ministry of Health of Indonesia has announced a new case of human infection of H5N1 avian influenza. A 26-year-old male from Riau Province developed symptoms on 3 June, was hospitalized on 6 June and died in hospital on 12 June. Investigations into the source of his infection indicate exposure to sick and dead poultry.