Indonesian cat found infected with bird flu virus

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Indonesian cat found infected with bird flu virus
19 Jun 2006
Amy Chew in Jakarta

JAKARTA, INDONESIA, MON: A CAT has been found infected with the deadly H5N1 virus in Indonesia, in the first such case in the country.
Steven Bjorge, Medical Officer for Communicable Disease of the World Health Organisation said the cat was infected after having eaten contaminated birds.
We have evidence from one cat in Indonesia that has already been infected by this virus, he told Jakartas Foreign Correspondents Club.
Yesterdays disclosure came just days after Indonesia confirmed its 38th death from avian influenza caused by the H5N1 virus, placing the country in second place behind Vietnams 42 deaths.