Indonesian fighting against bird flu underfunded, World Bank’s report says

Indonesian fighting against bird flu underfunded, World Bank’s report says
Indonesian fighting against bird flu underfunded, World Bank’s report says

The bank, in a report to be released to Indonesia's biggest aid donors, also said the government needed to improve surveillance of poultry stocks to better detect outbreaks of the disease and to modify its current vaccination program, according to the AP.

Indonesia has said it will need US$900 million ( Ђ 714 million) over the next three years to fight the H5N1 virus, which has killed at least 37 people in the sprawling archipelago, but has only budgeted US$59 million ( Ђ 46 million) for 2006.