Most cases of bird flu passing to humans have been in south-east Asia.
Find out here how some countries have been affected:
Vietnam has been most seriously hit by the bird flu outbreak. Forty two people have died.
Fourteen people have died in Thailand of bird flu.
Twenty two people in Indonesia have died from bird flu.
Cambodia has four confirmed deaths from bird flu.
China has recorded ten deaths from bird flu.
Four people have died of bird flu in Turkey
Two people in Iraq has died from bird flu.