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2006-01-12-Indonesian woman confirmed to have died of bird flu

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2006-01-12-Indonesian woman confirmed to have died of bird flu


A 29-year-old Indonesian woman who had bird flu according to a local test result has died, a hospital spokesman said on Thursday.

Ilham Patu from Jakarta's Sulianti Saroso hospital said the woman died late on Wednesday after her condition worsened.

Officials had announced she was positive for bird flu only hours earlier.

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