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2006

The first reported case of H5N1 influenza in Turkey occurred in a 14 year old boy from Dogubayazit, in the province of Agri. He died on January 1 2006. His 15 year old sister died of H5N1 influenza on January 5 2006. The 12 year old sister of these children died on January 6 2006. The 6 year old brother of these children was hospitalized.

A 5 year old and 8 year old child were confirmed to be infected with H5N1 influenza on January 7 2006.

Two brothers, 5 and 2 years old, from Ankara province were reported infected with H5N1 on January 8 2006.

A 65 year old man from Ankara province was reported to be infected with H5N1 influenza on January 8 2006.

A 9 year old girl and her 3 year old brother, from the Dogubeyazit district in Agri Province, were reported infected on January 9 2006.

5 people from the following provinces were reported infected with H5N1 influenza: Kastamonu, Corum, Samsun and Van. No further information on these cases was provided by the WHO.

A 37 year old woman from Sivas province was confirmed to be infected with H5N1 influenza on January 10 2006.

A 14 year old girl from the Dogubayazit district of Agri province became ill on January 4 2006. She died of H5N1 influenza on January 15. Her 5 year old brother also became ill on January 4 2006. He was confirmed to be infected with H5N1 influenza.

A 4 year old boy from the Dogubayazit district of Agri province became ill on January 5 2006. H5N1 infection was confirmed.

A total of 12 cases have been confirmed by the WHO collaborating laboratory in the United Kingdom. Of these, 4 have died. Details on the onset of symptoms, genders and specific ages have not yet been provided.

H5N1 fatality table for Turkey

Sources of Information

  • Ministry of Health Türkçe
  • WHO Turkey Health Information english
  • openTurkey: Avian Flu News, Headlines, Maps, Photos, Infos english

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National Influenza Center

Dr Neziha Yilmaz
Refik Saydam Hygiene Institute
16 Cemal Gursel Caddesi
Sihhiye - Cankaya
Ankara, Turkey
T: +90 (312) 431 2882
F: +90 (312) 435 7480
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Scientific Publications

  • OIE Reports (infections in animals)
    10 Oct 2005 · 14 Oct 2005

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News

  • Turkey confirms its first human cases of avian flu
    CIDRAP, Jan 4 2006
  • Tests confirm H5N1 in Turkey, H5 in Romania
    CIDRAP, Oct 13 2005
  • Turkey confirms bird flu; village locked down
    CNN, October 8 2005


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