Monday, October 1, 2007

86th H5N1 death in Indonesia

From Komnas (

"Test results from the Health Research and Development Center of the Ministry of Health confirmed that a 21-year old man, known as "AR" from Cengkareng area in West Jakarta, is the most recent confirmed H5N1 case in Indonesia. Overall, Indonesia has now recorded 107 confirmed human H5N1 cases with 86 fatalities. The case fatality rate now stands at 80.37%. Up to today, DKI Jakarta has recorded 26 bird flu positive cases with 23 fatalities.
AR, experienced onset of illness on 18 September 2007. He was examined at Sumber Waras Hospital on 25 September 2007, where 2 days later he was moved to the ICU. AR died 28 September 2007 at Sumber Waras Hospital."

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