Saturday, July 3, 2010

A number of pigs destroyed because of flu Sick Children

Sunday, July 4, 2010
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PONTIANAK - MI: Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Pontianak City who allegedly destroyed a pig infected with hog cholera or swine plague similar owned by a citizen Gang Pak Majid, Pontianak District Municipality.

"The pig was infected with swine plague that destroyed so as not contagious to other animals and humans in the vicinity," said Chief Diswanak Aswin Dja'far Pontianak City, Saturday (3 / 7). Culling infected pigs suspected of swine plague by burning it to death and no infectious virus.

One of the residents Gang Pak Majid, Marsiyah, stated, because one of the residents keresahannya alley raises pigs. "My son, AW, currently still being treated at the Regional General Hospital (Hospital) Soedarso Pontianak, which until now still waiting for lab test results," he said.

He hopes that pet pigs was destroyed because people uneasy. "Enough of my child in the hospital," he said.

Previously, Friday (2 / 7), De, 10, and Da, 8, undergoing treatment in hospitals Soedarso since five days ago. According to laboratory test results, both positive influenza A (H1N1). Both previously reported an unexpected flu H5N1 (bird flu), but negative.

Head of Hospital Services Soedarso Pontiac Tita Selati Sundari states, influenza type A (H1N1) is not dangerous. If the patient's condition improved, Saturday (3 / 7) or Sunday (4 / 7), has been allowed to go home. "Both patients had been treated since Monday (28 / 6) is a referral from PHC Pontianak," said Tita explains.

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States, influenza symptoms such as fever, cough, sore throat, pain in the body, head, chills, lethargic and weak. Some patients experienced bowel movements and vomiting.

Two more patients of the AP, 15, and W, 9, who entered hospital on Tuesday Soedarso (29 / 6), until now the results of laboratory tests have not come out. "We're still waiting for test results of blood samples. If we had the results, we will convey to the media," said Tita.

According to him, the four patients suspect bird flu was treated by dr pediatrician Dedet. Previously, hospitals also treat De Pontianak, 4, unexpected bird flu patients. Based on the results of laboratory tests on blood samples of bird flu negative De.

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