Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Indonesia: Bird Flu Case Report #H5N1 #Birdflu

We reported on this case here. The victims father was a seller of Quail eggs. An excerpt from our previous article:

Being from the Department of Agriculture (standardized) Pekanbaru, based on an investigation into the incident point, a few days ago, there was no note found indications of avian bird flu virus around the victim's house, aka the negative. '' We've been to the site and two days of spraying around the victim's home. Birds that died were not there, that is negative,'' called Kadistan

From the Ministry of Health Blog:
May 1, 2012Ministry of Health, "Directorate General of Disease Control and Environmental Health" announced one new case of H5N1 have been confirmed by the Center for Biomedical and Health Technology base, Balitbangkes.
Case on behalf of MAF (Female, 2 years) who Siak, Pekanbaru, Riau province. Dated 17 April 2012 symptoms of fever, dated 20 April 2012 the case to the Private Clinic but no improvement so the evening went to the hospital Z. On 21 April 2012 cases admitted to hospital and treated EB. Treating physician to report to the Command Post Riau Provincial Health Office. On 27 April 2012 AA patients were referred to hospitals. The situation gets worse case and the case died on 27 April 2012 at 23:45 pm in the Hospital AA.
Epidemiological investigations have been carried into the homes of people and the environment by the local health office team, acquired risk factors, namely the possibility of contact with poultry (quail eggs) for the case of parents selling quail eggs.
With the increase of these cases, the cumulative number of bird flu in Indonesia since 2005 until this news was broadcast on 189 cases with 157 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, Fast Response Response Center (PTRC): 500-567 or e-mail address kontak@depkes.go.id.

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