Padang Thursday, 4/29/2010 17:37 AM
Padang, (AFP) - General Hospital Center Padang M. Djamil, again treating patients suspected of bird flu suspected origin Kanagarian Bawang, Lubuk Basung, Agam District.
"The victim is a 11-year-old boy Rz initials," said Dr M. Head of Public Relations Djamil, Gustavianof.
According to him, Rz sent to Dr M. Djamil on Thursday (29 / 4) early morning at around 2:00 pm.
"Description of the victims parents, three days earlier, Rz suffering from high fever and a little shortness of breath. Then Rz Lubuk brought to health centers in two dozen, but the clinic complaining because of lack of equipment, so refer him to Dr M. Djamil," said Gustavianof.
When Rz fever, not far from his home, found 50 chickens that died suddenly.
"Based on the description of a local veterinarian, the chickens are attacked by the bird flu virus," he said.
According Gustavianof, to ensure a positive or at least Rz bird flu virus, it has been doing for the next blood sample will be sent to Research and Development in Jakarta.
"The condition of Rz is still not good, because it is still experiencing shortness of breath and is currently hospitalized in isolation rooms in the disease," he said.
Gustavianof also added that during April, has found two cases of bird flu.
The first case on 20 April 2010, the victim of origin Lapau Konsi, Lubuk cone with negative results, the second case Rz experienced the results of which will be awaited.