Global Alert and Response (GAR)

Avian influenza – situation in Indonesia – update 26

13 December 2007

The Ministry of Health of Indonesia has announced a new case of human infection of H5N1 avian influenza. A 47-year-old male from Tangerang City, Banten Province developed symptoms on 2 December and was hospitalized on 9 December. The source of his exposure is currently under investigation.

Of the 115 cases confirmed to date in Indonesia, 92 have been fatal.

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