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Thursday, March 8, 2012

Indonesia : Two Toddlers Bird Flu Suspects isolated in RSU Bima Contingency

Machine translated article from Detik News :

" Two toddlers, aged 11 months and Lt Az, 2.5 months old, was isolated in RSU Bima, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB). Allegedly, both infected with bird flu or H5N1 virus.

To be sure, the two blood samples are now being tested in the laboratory. "symptoms that indicated the two toddlers are like the symptoms of people infected with bird flu virus. therefore treated in a special room in the Milky General Hospital," said Chief Medical Officer of NTB, Mochammad Ismail in Mataram on Thursday (08/03/2012).

Both children were previously treated at the health center Bolo, then referred to the General Hospital of Bima. Bolo is one of ten districts in the Milky bird flu virus that was attacked, where at least 8500 birds died suddenly. Ismail said the toddler's body heat of 37.5 degrees. Referring to the initial clinical symptoms, doctors initially suspected the two young children commonly suffer from lung infections."

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