Latest update on the return of Avian Flu from WHO

According to WHO, the Ministry of Health of Indonesia has announced two new confirmed cases of human infection with the H5N1 avian Central China confirms new human bird flu case. Taken from http://www.topnews.in/health/regions/china?page=2influenza virus. In the first case, a 9-year-old female from Riau Province developed symptoms on 7 November and was hospitalized on 12 November. She recovered and was discharged from hospital on 27 November. Laboratory tests confirmed the presence of the H5N1 avian influenza virus.

The second case, a 2-year-old female from East Jakarta, developed symptoms on 18 November, was hospitalized on 26 November and died on 29 November. Laboratory tests have confirmed infection with the H5N1 avian influenza virus. Initial investigations into the source of her infection suggest exposure at a live bird market.

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