Infectious Diseases 2007

Infectious Diseases 2007

Indonesia: New case of human AI infection

Indonesia 24 May, 2007 The Ministry of Health of Indonesia has announced a new case of human infection of H5N1 avian influenza. A 5-year-old female from Wonogiri district, Central Java Province developed symptoms on 8 May, was hospitalized on 15 May and died in hospital on 17 May. Initial investigations into the source of her infection indicate exposure to dead poultry (WHO).