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OIE provides Togo with vaccines for poultry protection

Paris, July 4th 2007 - The OIE provided Togo with 1, 000, 000 doses of AI vaccines off its vaccine bank for protecting adult poultry against the H5N1 Avian influenza strain , immediately following the confirmation of a first outbreak in this country.

This delivery comes as a result of the OIE partnership with donors to the OIE World Animal Health and Welfare Fund and the financial support of Canada via the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA).

A 3-year-old in Indonesia recovers from bird flu

25 June 2007, Geneva - The Ministry of Health of Indonesia has announced a new case of human infection of H5N1 avian influenza. A 3-year-old female from Riau Province developed symptoms on 18 June and has since recovered. Investigations into the source of her infection indicate exposure to sick and dead poultry.

Of the 101 cases confirmed to date in Indonesia, 80 have been fatal.

New case of bird flu reported in Indonesia

15 June 2007

The Ministry of Health of Indonesia has announced a new case of human infection of H5N1 avian influenza. A 26-year-old male from Riau Province developed symptoms on 3 June, was hospitalized on 6 June and died in hospital on 12 June. Investigations into the source of his infection indicate exposure to sick and dead poultry.

Of the 100 cases confirmed to date in Indonesia, 80 have been fatal.

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