AUGUST 9, 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 Biomedical and Health Technology base, Balitbangkes.
Case on behalf of AW (Female, 37 years) who Prambanan, Sleman District, Provinsi Yogyakarta, is a self-employed. Dated July 24, 2012 symptoms of high fever, the following day case treatment to a hospital outpatient PR.Because of persistent high fever and started coughing case, dated July 27, 2012 the case went to the hospital again and finally treated PR. Care hospital in public relations, the more elevated fever accompanied by cough and shortness, so that on July 29, 2012 the case was referred to Hospital B and ventilator. Circumstances of the case gets worse and finally died on July 30, 2012 at 12:05 pm.
Epidemiological investigations have been carried into the homes of people and the environment by the Integrated Team Ministry of Health, the local Health Department, Animal Husbandry Department and Officer PDSR Kab.Sleman DIY province, the provincial Agriculture Department DIY, acquired risk factors, namely the possibility of contact with the environment in the workplace and ornamental birds around 50 meters from the house there are cases where the cuts of chicken, quail and duck farms and there is also the case in the home environment.
With the increase of these cases, the cumulative number of bird flu in Indonesia since 2005 until this news was broadcast on 191 cases with 159 deaths.
Director General of Disease Control and Environmental Health Yoga Aditama Prof.dr.Tjandra as thefocal 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 Centre (PTRC): 500-567 and 081 281 562 620