Infectious Diseases 2007

Infectious Diseases 2007

Indonesia reports 86th avian influenza death

Indonesia 2 October, 2007 The Ministry of Health of Indonesia has announced a new case of human infection of H5N1 avian influenza. A 21-year-old male from Jakarta Province developed symptoms on 18 September, was hospitalized on 25 September and died in hospital on 28 September. The investigation found that the case was an egg seller in a traditional market. This confirmed case puts the number now in Indonesia at 107 infected, including 86 dead