Global Alert and Response (GAR)

Avian influenza – situation in Indonesia – update

11 January 2007

The Ministry of Health in Indonesia has confirmed the country's 58th death from H5N1 avian influenza. The 14 year old boy from West Jakarta, whose infection was announced on 9 January, died on 10 January after being hospitalized.

Of the 76 cases confirmed to date in Indonesia, 58 have been fatal.

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