Friday, April 27, 2012

Bird Flu Virus (H5N1) outbreak in Bangli-Bali, one child dies of bird flu

Less than six months since the outbreak of bird flu struck in October 2011 Bangli ago, is now re outbreak of bird flu occurred in Bangli - Bali. Six months ago, bird flu killed three people in Bangli, in the village of Antugan, Tembuku, Bangli. Now the bird flu killed an 8 year old boy in the village Abang Batudinding, Kintamani. The child was named Ni Nengah Puspasari. Child mortality is certainly affected by bird flu virus (H5N1). These events make people panic.

Incident began when the victim came home from school at 11 am, on Saturday, April 21, 2012. Victims complain of body heat and headaches. The victim's parents took him to the midwife. Victims get some medicine for fever. Sunday, the victim's body heat relapse, the heat reached 38 degrees Celsius, accompanied by symptoms of cough without shortness. Later the victim was taken to the village health post. By a doctor said the victim remained cold, and allowed to go home. Tuesday morning at 8 am on 24 April 2012, the victim's body temperature, increased sharply reaching 39.7 degrees Celsius. Victims were taken to the Bangli Hospital. Victims are referred to Sanglah Hospital. 6.5 hours of treatment, the victim dies of bird flu with a positive status.

Based on the recognition of the elderly victims, victims certainly never in direct contact with poultry. Even the locals are not the month to make sure there are no chickens or birds died suddenly in their environment.