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WHO Confirms 2 More Bird Flu Fatalities in Indonesia


The World Health Organization has confirmed that two more Indonesians have died of bird flu, bringing the country's death toll from the virus to 32.

Indonesia's Health Ministry said Friday, that W.H.O. officials confirmed one of the deaths was a boy from Sumatra, the fifth confirmed fatality in a cluster of family deaths there.

The second fatality was a boy near Jakarta.

Indonesia has the highest number of human bird flu deaths after Vietnam.

Some information for this report was provided by AFP and Reuters.

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