Thursday, September 30, 2010

Indonesia: Update on Luwu, S. Sulawesi

Previously reported on here and here

Wednesday, 29 September 2010


Another thing, the bird flu virus that attacks the approximately 1,800 poultry laying hens at Hamlet Village Patila Patila District Bonebone quite disturbing society will have a serious response from the District Health Office. North Luwu. Health seriousness in addressing the spread of bird flu virus is followed up by conducting surveillance in the area around the bird flu. DHO instructed to all health centers in Sub Bonebone to immediately take action early anticipation, if you get the people affected by fever or flu medicine to further action.

This was conveyed by Kadis North Luwu Health, Dr Hj Nurhusna, M. Kes that is currently affected by avian influenza virus in poultry laying hens in the village of Patila, not infected humans. ''We've been conducting searches in the surrounding area affected by bird flu, and has not been found infected in humans. Therefore, the steps taken by Public Health Service is doing isolation between populations with cages of laying hens infected with the virus. In addition, District Health Office. North Luwu provide anti-viral drugs to the community around it, and also provides post a complaint if there are people affected by symptoms of fever with flu.
North Luwu Pemkab''has correspondence to the South Sulawesi province to immediately get help handling this bird flu, one of them is how to bird flu-affected poultry were destroyed so it does not spread to other areas.

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