Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Health Office of Residence Monitor Bird Flu Suspect

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Health Office (DHO) to monitor the full territory of Bandung residence suspect bird flu, Ny. K (21), which until now treated intensively in the Room of Hasan Sadikin Hospital Flamboyan (RSHS). Monitoring conducted across sectors with other agencies.

"Whatever the symptoms, health office epidimologi still investigating the incident directly to the location (place of residence, red). So it is with doing a diagnose or interviews with patients and other family," said Head of Monitoring Disease Bandung Health Office, dr. Yorisa Sativa, Tuesday (7 / 12).

Explained Yorisa, until now there has been no description of any poultry that died suddenly. In addition, there are no poultry farms whether legal or illegal in some suspect lived.

"For a while I have found no poultry that died suddenly. Even on a diagnose with his family, no contact with poultry," he explained.

Still, said Yorisa, intensive inspection and monitoring continue. Moreover, until now not known with certainty, the origin of the disease.

"If the suspect bird flu certainly caused by birds. Although home contact with poultry has not been found, we still ask the local health clinic to monitor the health conditions of its citizens," he said.

Cooperation is also carried out directly with the cantonal authorities. Health office officials expect the response and report directly if there are citizens who have symptoms of bird flu.

"Sometimes there are people who are afraid to report when symptoms are similar to the suspect. Therefore, the neighborhood must immediately report to the clinic for any preventive action," he said.

Cross-sectoral cooperation, he said, is for residents in the vicinity of suspected patients do not experience excessive anxiety or even caused a furore due to the suspect.

Meanwhile, a spokesman for the team handling the bird flu and infectious disease infectious RSHS, dr. Primal Sudjana said, to this Agency for Health Research and Development (Balitbangkes) have not submitted the results and status of the patient Mrs. K, who were treated since 22 November.

"We expect on Wednesday (8 / 12) This result will be we get," says Primal.

As reported earlier, when it comes to RSHS, Ny condition. K in critical condition with pneumonia (pneumonia) weight. Patients are also known to complain of abdominal pain and shortness of breath accompanied by high fever

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