BIRD FLU NUMBERS
Of 74 confirmed cases of bird flu in Indonesia this year, 56 have been fatal.
As of November 29:
111 cases have been reported worldwide this year, 76 of which were fatal. That compares with 97 cases in 2005, of which 42 were fatal.
The World Health Organization has confirmed a total of 258 human cases, 154 of which were fatal. That’s a mortality rate of 59 percent.