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Tanzania: Swine flu wave at Buzwagi

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  • Tanzania: Swine flu wave at Buzwagi

    No. of patients fever of swine flu Kahama district is growing since the poibuka into the gold mine of Buzwagi, which is belonging to the Company BARRICK Gold Mine and the resulting foreign citizens and staff who live in the mine ban their houses. Speaking her office and the authors of the information before the Committee on Defense and Security District, General District Kahama, retired Major Bahati Matala, said the number of patients increased to 21 to yesterday, with most of them are servants and family members of mine. He said patients they are prevented from out of the mine, where they provided medical treatment to reduce the possibility of rapid spread of the disease in the other district therein. He said the explosion of the disease began February 25 this year, after one patient who did not want to get kumuelezea in detail in the clinic mine was suffering from fever iliyowashtua after seeing the nurses has symptoms of the disease and decided to take four samples for investigation. He said samples were taken Muhimbili National Hospital where kimaabara tests confirmed that three samples of the patient have the disease parasites fever of swine flu. Meanwhile, the leadership of the mine was yesterday confirmed the presence of three patients who are employees of the mine with H1N1 virus. The statement issued by the media and Relationship Manager of the Company BARRICK Gold Mine, Tewel Tewel, said the mine was already taking emergency measures, which include measuring the health of workers and exclude the affected and provide the kind of Tamilflu drugs, which are specialized in treating the virus. He said the mine was sent four tests for upambanuzi the type of virus, in National Institute for Research in Human Diseases (NIMR). He said to Monday, March 1st, NIMR ilirudisha answers yaliothibitisha presence of H1N1 virus to three tests between the four vilivyowasilishwa. Buzwagi mine of you work closely with the district doctor and Kahama Ministry of Health, to monitor the state of the affected and control spread. He said a team of experts sent from the Ministry of Health and champion of health issues BARRICK mine is to advise and manage treatment. He said from the situation, not all staff and responsibilities must have returned home and the behavior of people entering and mine under control. So far 21 people are on karantini and are given full treatment.