Global Alert and Response (GAR)

Avian influenza – situation in Indonesia – update 20

17 October 2007

The Ministry of Health of Indonesia has announced the death of a previously confirmed case of H5N1 infection. The 12-year-old male from Tangerang District in Banten Province died on 13 October.

Of the 109 cases confirmed to date in Indonesia, 88 have been fatal.

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