Infectious Diseases 2007

Infectious Diseases 2007

Indonesia Confirms Death of Boy From Avian Influenza, 88th Fatality

Indonesia 13 October, 2007

Indonesia, with more fatalities from avian influenza than any other country, confirmed a 12-year-old boy died this morning from the virus, making it the country's 88th fatality.
The boy, known by his initial ``I,'' died at Persahabatan Hospital in east Jakarta, Noordin.
The boy's family lives in Tangerang, outside Jakarta, and a team from the ministry is meeting with the family and investigating the circumstances.