Global Alert and Response (GAR)

Avian influenza – situation in Indonesia – update 38

29 November 2006

The Ministry of Health in Indonesia has confirmed the country's 57th death from H5N1 avian influenza. The 35-year-old female, whose infection was announced on 13 November, died early in the morning on 28 November in hospital.

Of the 74 cases confirmed to date in Indonesia, 57 have been fatal.

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