JAKARTA, Oct. 22 (Xinhua) -- Indonesian Health Minister Siti Fadilah Supari
confirmed Monday that the death of a 10-year-old girl in Riau Province was
caused by bird flu, bringing the total death toll to 89.
"Yes, it was positive (of bird flu)," she told reporters at the State
The girl's aunt had died earlier of suspected bird flu, she added.
"But we are not certain about her aunt because we didn't take her blood
sample," the minister said.