Infectious Diseases 2007

Infectious Diseases 2007

Indonesia confirms 83rd Avian Influenza death

Indonesia 16 August, 2007 The Ministry of Health of Indonesia has announced a new case of human infection of H5N1 avian influenza. A 17-year-old female from Tangerang District, in Banten Province developed symptoms on 9 August , was hospitalized on 13 August and died in hospital on 14 August . Of the 104 cases confirmed to date in Indonesia, 83 have been fatal (WHO).