Sunday, September 24, 2006

Indonesian boy dies of bird flu - official reports confirm

A nine-year-old Indonesian boy has died of bird flu, an official of the health ministry's bird flu information center said on Sunday, taking the country's death toll from the disease to 51.
The boy died on Friday at a hospital in Jakarta, Runizar Ruesin, the head of the center, told Reuters.
Indonesian boy dies of bird flu: official