Global Alert and Response (GAR)

Avian influenza – situation in Indonesia – update 11

25 June 2007

The Ministry of Health of Indonesia has announced a new case of human infection of H5N1 avian influenza. A 3-year-old female from Riau Province developed symptoms on 18 June and has since recovered. Investigations into the source of her infection indicate exposure to sick and dead poultry.

Of the 101 cases confirmed to date in Indonesia, 80 have been fatal.

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