Here is a country-by-country breakdown of confirmed cases of avian flu in humans, as reported by the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO).
The deadly H5N1 bird flu virus strain has claimed victims all over the globe
The list also shows countries that have confirmed cases in birds but not so far in humans.
The WHO identifies early 2003 as the starting point for the latest of three waves of the disease, the first of which began in Hong Kong in 1997.
As of Feb. 13, the WHO had clinical confirmation of 169 cases of bird flu in humans during the current wave, of whom 91 have been fatal.
The largest number of fatal cases have occurred in Vietnam, with 42 deaths.
Eighteen people have died of bird flu in Indonesia, 14 in Thailand, eight in China and four each in Cambodia and Turkey.
As of Feb. 17, Iraq counted one human death due to bird flu and India confirmed one case of human death.
Vietnam: First human case: Dec. 2004
Total human cases: 93, of which 42 fatal
Indonesia: First human case: July 2005
Total human cases: 25 cases, of which 18 fatal
Thailand: First human case: Sept. 2004
Total human cases: 22 cases, of which 14 fatal
China: First human case: Feb. 2003
Total human cases: 12 cases, of which eight fatal
Cambodia: First human case: Feb. 2005
Total human cases: four, all fatal
Turkey: First human case: Jan. 2006
Total human cases: 12, of which four fatal
Iraq: First human case: Jan. 2006
Total human cases: one, fatal
Other countries that have confirmed cases of the H5N1 avian flu virus in either wild or domestic birds, but no human cases to date (Source WHO):
South Korea: Dec. 2003, declared disease free Sept 2004
Japan: Jan. 2004, declared disease free July 2004
Laos: Jan. 2004, in poultry
Malaysia: Aug. 2004, declared disease free Jan. 2005
Russia: July 2005, in Siberian poultry
Kazakhstan: Aug. 2005, in poultry and migratory birds
Mongolia: Aug. 2005, migratory birds
Belgium: Oct. 2004, in two imported eagles
Taiwan: Oct. 2005, in a consignment of smuggled birds
Romania: Oct. 2005, in poultry
Britain: Oct. 2005, in an imported parrot
Croatia: Oct. 2005, in wild birds
Kuwait: Nov. 2005, in a migratory flamingo
Ukraine: Dec. 2005, in poultry
Nigeria: Feb. 8, 2006, in chickens; first outbreak in Africa
Azerbaijan: Feb. 9, in migratory birds
Bulgaria, Greece and Italy: Feb. 11, in swans
Slovenia: Feb. 12, in a swan
Austria, Germany and Iran: Feb. 14, in swans
Egypt: Feb. 16, in domestic poultry
France: Feb. 18, in wild duck