Published Date: 2011-04-01 16:56:30
Subject: PRO/AH/EDR> Avian influenza, human (33): Indonesia (YA)
Archive Number: 20110401.1010
AVIAN INFLUENZA, HUMAN (33): INDONESIA (YOGYAKARTA)
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International Society for Infectious Diseases
Date: Fri 1 Apr 2011
Source: World Health Organisation (WHO), CSR, Disease Outbreak News
Avian influenza situation in Indonesia - WHO update 3
The Ministry of Health of Indonesia has announced a confirmed case of
human infection with avian influenza A(H5N1) virus.
The case is a 28-year-old female from Gunung Kidul district,
Yogyakarta Province. She developed symptoms on 1 Mar 2011, was
admitted to a health care facility on 6 Mar 2011 and referred to a
hospital on 11 Mar 2011. She died on 14 Mar 2011.
The patients' family owned chicken and ducks, and the patient visited
local village/town traditional market on a daily basis. There were
many free roaming poultry in the neighborhood and it was reported
there were chicken deaths in the previous months.
Laboratory tests have confirmed infection with avian influenza
Of the 176 cases confirmed to date in Indonesia, 145 have been
ProMED-mail Rapporteur Marianne Hopp
[The table of the Cumulative Number of Confirmed Human Cases of Avian
Influenza A/(H5N1) Reported to WHO has been updated to Fri 1 Apr 2011
to include this new case
Overall in 2011 there have now been 119 human cases of avian influenza
A/(H5N1) virus infection with 59 fatalities. Since the current
outbreak began in 2003 there has been a total of 539 human cases with
318 fatalities globally.
A map showing the location of the Indonesia province of Yogyakarta
can be accessed at: