Wednesday, January 25, 2006

Another avian influenza case in indonesia

A 22 year old man who sells chickens is the latest person to be infected with the avian influenza virus. Local tests showed that the Jakarta man tested positive for the virus. He was admitted to the main hospital that treats avian influenza victims in the region, on Thursday January 19, 2006.

Hariyadi Wibisono, a health ministry official for the area said, “We have positive results based on local tests on this man. He has a history of high-risk contact as he is a chicken seller,” adding that the man’s condition was improving.

Posted by john T. on 01/25 at 02:26 PM
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