Indonesia, Lombok: 11 Months Old Toddler Exposed to Bird Flu- -------
National / Saturday, October 15, 2011 19:20 pm
Metrotvnews.com, Mataram: Provincial General Hospital Mataram, West Nusa Tenggara, caring for two patients suspect bird flu on Saturday (15/10) afternoon.
One of them even an eleven-month-old toddlers. Both patients were treated after being taken from Praya Hospital, Central Lombok.
The Two patients were MA, an eleven months old. While the other person, the initials IS and 53-year-old.
Both were treated [because they had contacts with] poultry that died suddenly. A week ago, the poultry in the village of Semayan and five villages in the District Garata Pring, died suddenly.
The death of these birds, believed to have contracted the H5N1 virus. However, local residents dead birds only made it into the river or landfills .(****)
No announcement yet.
Indonesia, Lombok Island: 5 Suspected cases of bird flu hospitalized - tested negative