Sunday, October 07, 2007

Indonesia : Woman Dies Of Bird Flu

The steady tick over of human bird flu victims in Indonesia continues :
A woman thought to be suffering from bird flu died at the Arifin Achmad Regional General Hospital on Friday, an official said.

"The patient was treated in an isolation ward for bird flu patients at Arifin Achmad Regional General Hospital," Burhanudin Agung of the Riau provincial health office said.

Riau has recorded four bird flu cases since 2005, with three casualties.
The official toll of human bird flu deaths in Indonesia is now 87, though the unofficial toll is suspected to be much higher.

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