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Indonesia toll at 97.

JAKARTA: An eight-year-old Indonesian boy has died of bird flu, the Health Ministry said yesterday, bringing the toll to 97 in the nation worst hit by the H5N1 virus.

The boy was the seventh person from the Jakarta satellite city of Tangerang to die of the disease since October.

The child had suffered a fever and was initially diagnosed with dengue by doctors at a local hospital.

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Publication:Gulf Daily News (Manama, Bahrain)
Date:May 1, 2008
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