Indonesia's 41st AI death confirmed
Tests have confirmed that a 3-year-old Indonesian died from the avian
influenza virus on July 6, bringing the country's AI death toll to
According to the Indonesian ministry for health, she had been in contact with
A World Health Organisation affiliated laboratory
in Atlanta confirmed the toddler had the H5N1 bird
flu virus that has killed at least 131 people
Indonesia is logging new human cases faster than any other
country and trails only Vietnam, where 42 people have died.
Indonesian government has come under fire for not routinely culling fowl in
infected areas, which is seen as the best way to stop the H5N1 virus from
spreading. It says it cannot afford to compensate farmers across the sprawling
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