Indonesian Ministry of Health confirms the nation’s 78th Bird-Flu fatality.

The Ministry of Health of Indonesia, has announced a new case of human infection of H5N1 avian influenza.

A 45-year-old male from Grobogan district, Central Java Province developed symptoms on 17 May, was hospitalized on 26 May and died in hospital on 28 May.

Initial investigations into the source of his infection indicate exposure to dead poultry.

Of the 98 cases confirmed to date in Indonesia, 78 have been fatal.

Here is a link to the Epidemic and Pandemic Alert and Response (EPR) page at the WHO web site:

WHO home


3 Responses

  1. I think The ministry of health of indonesia is not support with her staff in district and indönesia people. She is very egoism with her idea about virus sharring. Please WHO, don’t still our AI virus to made people avian vaccine. Don’t Make a neo kolonialisme in my country.

  2. Sorry, meant to say Good Bye Indonesia.

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