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Two New H5N1 Infection Cases in Indonesia
 
 
2008-02-23
 
  Two new cases of human H5N1 avian influenza infection have been confirmed by The Ministry of Health of Indonesia.

A 16-year-old male from Sragen district, Central Java Province, died within a week from symptoms developed to death. He was exposed to sick and dead poultry at his home, where he slaughtered a sick chicken before being infected.

Another one is a 3-year-old boy from South Jakarta District, Jakarta Province who died in 12 days from symptoms developed to death. The investigation team found that chickens & a pet bird had died in the neighborhood in the two weeks before his onset of symptoms.

To date, 129 confirmed cases of Indonesia, of which 105 caused death to victims.

 
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