Bird flu kills woman, raising Indonesia’s death toll to 57

JAKARTA—A woman died of bird flu on the western outskirts of Indonesia’s capital on Tuesday, raising the country’s death toll from the virus to 57, a senior health ministry official said.

The 35-year-old female from Tangerang city died after four days of hospitalization, said Nyoman Kandun, adding that the source of exposure was still under investigation.

“Her death brings the (country’s) death toll to 57,” he said. (AP)


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