Thursday, October 13, 2011World Health Organization
WHO Reports 50 Human H5N1 Cases So Far This Year
GLOBAL - WHO reports that there have been 50 cases of H5N1 flu in humans so far this year, 26 of whom died. Most of the victims have been in Egypt (32 cases; 12 deaths) but there were also eight cases in both Indonesia and Cambodia and two in Bangladesh.
These latest figures bring the totals since 2003 to 566 cases, of whom 332 have died.