Meanwhile, 10 year old Sevgi Acar, who fell ill in Mus, and was transferred to Erzurum, died on the way to the hospital. It was suspected that Acar had bird flu, though it was revealed that Acar had no respiratory complaints. It was also revealed that Acar had had no direct contact with any poultry prior to her death.
In Van meanwhile, the brother of Fatma Ozcan, who died 3 days ago from bird flu, is healing rapidly. Muhammed Ozcan, who is 5, is getting better with time, said doctors at the Van Yuzuncu Yil hospital.