The Yogyakarta authorities have warned the people to be on alert, as two avian influenza suspects were found in Yogyakarta, Indonesia in early 2009, according to an article on


Avian inlfuenza (AI) cases were first detected in Yogyakarta in 2005, Tri Harjun Ismaji, the secretary of the Yogyakarta special autonomous province, said on Feb. 24 in a speech read by Bondan Agus Suryanto.

AI was very dangerous as there were 129 cases of AI infections including 113 fatalities, Ismaji said in his speech.