Infectious Diseases 2007

Infectious Diseases 2007

Indonesia confirms 114th human avian influenza infection

Indonesia 12 December, 2007 The Ministry of Health of Indonesia has announced a new case of human infection of H5N1 avian influenza. A 28-year-old female from Tangerang City, Banten Province developed symptoms on 1 December, was hospitalized on 7 December and died in an AI referral hospital on 10 December. The case worked as a road side seller of decorative plants. Poultry and poultry cages were located in the vicinity of her business. Investigations are ongoing into the source of her infection.