Friday, February 24, 2012

Indonesia MOH Update on 12yo Bali Confirmed Human Case #H5N1 #Birdflu

FEBRUARY 24, 2012

Ministry of Health through the Directorate General of Disease Control and Environmental Health, announced a new case of H5N1 have been confirmed by the Center for Basic Biomedical and Health Technology, Balitbangkes.
Case on behalf of DWM (male, 12 years) resident of Badung, Bali. Dated February 11, 2012 fever symptoms develop, see a doctor in private clinics and hospitals. On February 16, 2012 the case was being treated RS. Because of increased shortness, on February 20, 2012 the case was referred to the Referral Hospital Bird Flu, but eventually the case died on February 21, 2012.

Epidemiological investigations have been conducted in the home and neighborhood environment cases by the local Health Department with the results of risk factors is unclear.

With the increase of these cases, the cumulative number of bird flu in Indonesia since 2005 until this news was broadcast on 186 cases with 154 deaths.
Director General of Disease Control and Environmental Health Yoga Aditama Prof.dr.Tjandra as the focal point of the International Health Regulations (IHR) has been informed about the case to the WHO.
This information is published by the Center for Public Communication, Secretariat General of the Ministry of Health. For further information please contact via telephone: 021-52907416-9, fax: 021-52921669, Call Center: 021-500567 and 021-30413700 or e-mail address puskom.publik @; info @ department of health .;

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