Friday, July 2, 2010


Jakarta, 07.01.2010, (Kominfo-Newsroom) - Ministry of Health reported, throughout May and June 2010 there is one additional positive cases of bird flu (H5N1), on behalf of TFA (34 years) women, residents of Jakarta.

"Cases were reported infected with H5N1 positive based on results of laboratory examination of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Research Center of Research and Development Agency dated June 4, 2010," said Director General of Disease Control and Environmental sanitation (P2PL), Kemenkes, Tjandra Yoga Aditama, in Jakarta, Thursday (1 / 7).
He explained, that patients with onset of illness on May 25, 2010 with symptoms of fever, cough, shortness of nausea, and muscle aches. Patients treated on 27 May to private practice. A day later to go to private hospitals in Tangerang.
"During the treatment in hospital, the patient's condition continued to deteriorate with symptoms of severe pneumonia.
June 1, the patient was referred to Tangerang General Hospital and died on the same day, "he said.
Further to say, the risk factors that cause patients infected with bird flu because, prior to caring for sick TFA often decorative plants beside the house. In addition TFA also often visited in-law's house in the city of Tangerang, which is endemic bird flu in poultry.
Still, he thinks, not found cases of influenza like illness (ILI) on all contacts with both the case of household contact, neighbors and medical personnel, berrdasarkan observations.
With the addition of one case, the cumulative number of bird flu in Indonesia since 2005 until June 2010 was 166 cases with 137 deaths. DG P2PL, as the focal point of the International Health Reagulation (IHR) has also reported new cases to WHO.

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