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Kadis the Simalungun Health:
The Simalungun Regency Alert I after the Existence 'Suspect' Bird Flu
August 25, 2006
The Simalungun regency was stated alert I for 24 hours after the discovery a villager Seribu Dolok, the Silimakuta Subdistrict, was expected (suspect) bird flu.
The confirmation was sent by the Section Head the Simalungun Health and Kesos Dr Waldi Saragih to the reporter in the office of Kasubdin P2P the North Sumatran Health Service Dr Surya Darma, on Thursday (24/8) responded to the development of bird flu in the Simalungun area.
According to him, when having someone was found it was suspected bird flu then in the area was stated alert I. for that he ordered the head of the local Community Health Centre and the auxiliary Community Health Centre (Pustu) as well as the midwife to alert in the case of bird flu.
He said, the Simalungun side of the Health Service also gave counselling to the citizen that still had or maintained the poultry (the chicken) kept him, when finding the livestock peliharan him and the sudden neighbour died immediately reported him to the local Livestock Breeding Service to be had action taken against him lanjuti.
Even so when having the local citizen was found suddenly the high fever immediately brought him to the local community health centre during immediately received the maintenance when needing the patient was reconciled to the central Public Hospital of H Adam the Medan Owner the only special reconciliation hospital for the bird flu patient, he said.
Moreover also his side appealed to his citizen when being directly in contact with his kept livestock must make use of the mask (the cover implement of the mouth) so that the virus is indirectly inhaled, uses the patron of the spectacles and washes the hands to prevent the poultry virus and must bathe to avoid the virus.
It was most again important that the waste of the chicken must be burnt then was planted guarded the virus, he stressed.
That most again important was appealed to to the community when eating the egg must that really was cooked so as his germs died. Even so when eating chicken must be cooked completely to avoid the bird flu virus, said Waldi.
In the meantime Kasubdin P2P the North Sumatran Health Service Dr Surya Darma also explained the development of the health of the condition for the patient 'suspect' RL bird flu (35), in the situation was pregnant 3 day months to 4 still experienced the fever 36.5 Celcius levels, when compared to beforehand demanm him achieved 39.5 Celcius levels. This means that hot him continued to descend, said the Surya.
However like that the patient until this must be still undergoing the maintenance in the special room of the handling of the bird flu patient in RS Adam the Owner at the same time still was waiting for results of the blood inspection of the health laboratory Department of Health Jakarta to know positive not him the patient suffered bird flu, he stressed.