Global Alert and Response (GAR)

Avian influenza – situation in Indonesia – update 34

28 September 2006

The Ministry of Health in Indonesia has confirmed the country’s 52nd death from H5N1 avian influenza. The 20-year-old man, whose infection was announced on 27 September, died early in the morning of 28 September.

Of the 68 cases confirmed to date in Indonesia, 52 have been fatal.

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