FIGURE 3-1 DoD’s regional presence in influenza surveillance (South East Asia), 2007.

SOURCE: DoD-GEIS, 2007b.

During the team’s visit, its members also toured a NAMRU-2 extension facility in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. A list of the people that the team met and interviewed along with the itinerary that the team followed can be found at the end of this chapter.


Indonesia, home to 224 million people and 1.3 billion poultry, including 920 million chickens and 48 million ducks, reported its first human case of H5N1 avian influenza in July 2005 (Naipospos, 2007; WHO, 2007a). Since then it has experienced more avian flu fatalities than any

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