September 5, 2011
REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, Kotamobagu – A total of 11 residents Gogagoman Village, West Kotamobagu District, City Kotamobagu (KK), North Sulawesi, were treated at General Hospital (RSU) Kandou Manado, because of unexpected (suspected) contamination with the H5N1 virus.
“The patients are still in the status of suspect, so it has not been declared, but they have been undergoing treatment for bird flu patients,” said Public Relations Kandou Hospital, Doctor Jiimy Tomuka, in Manado, on Monday.

Tomuka explained the patients were referred to the General Hospital of the Hospital Datoe Kandou Binangkang Kotamobagu City, totaling 10 people, but that one person was also treated since the introduction from direct contact with the patient. Tomuka said the patient was isolated in a room D5 Kandou Hospital and treated in accordance with the procedure, where the officers had to use special clothing for their care, to avoid undesirable things.

“We are awaiting the results of observation for all patients and hope that they were not exposed to the virus, because their condition is very good now, so the city hopes for the best,” said Tomuka.

Tomuka said that while awaiting results of observations of bird flu tests, the patients must remain under close observation until there is certainty of outcome. To this Tomuka said, the hospitals formed a special team of doctors to look after the patients. While the Chief Medical Officer of the City Kotamobagu, Salmon Helweldery, said of the patients who are being treated in RSU Kandou, there were four women and six men, and they come from one family.

According to Helweldery these patients that were treated were in the vicinity where poultry died suddenly of suspected H5N1 virus. So they are feared to be contaminated with the virus, so they must be admitted to the hospital. Helweldery said the results of inspection of all poultry in Gogagoman were positive for contracting the H5N1 virus, and they destroyed all of them by burning to avoid transmission to humans.
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10 Kotamobagu Bird Flu Suspects

September 5, 2011
TRIBUNMANADO.CO.ID, Kotamobagu: Anwar Mamonto along with nine family members was taken to the hospital Kandou in Manado, on Sunday (09/04/2011). The residents of RT Gogagoman Village VII were allegedly exposed to the H5N1 virus or bird flu. Chief Medical Officer Dr. Salmon Helweldery Kotamobagu MA said at this time their condition has improved. The high fever that previously plagued the 10 people has now been dropped.
“There were four women and six men, their families Mamonto Mr. Anwar who is also chairman of the RT VII. Their situation has improved, but the test results have not arrived,” said Salmon.

The bird flu suspects were initially taken to the hospital Datoe Binangkang. But because there is not the equipment, they wered referred to hospital Kandou in Manado. Until Monday (09/05/2011), the Gogagoman residents were still being treated in hospital.

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11 Kotamobagu Residents Unexpected Bird Flu
September 5, 2011
REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, Kotamobagu – A total of 11 residents Gogagoman Village, West Kotamobagu District, City Kotamobagu (KK), North Sulawesi, were treated at General Hospital (RSU) Kandou Manado, because of unexpected (suspected) contamination with the H5N1 virus.

“The patients are still in the status of suspect, so it has not been declared, but they have been undergoing treatment for bird flu patients,” said Public Relations Kandou Hospital, Doctor Jiimy Tomuka, in Manado, on Monday.

Tomuka explained the patients were referred to the General Hospital of the Hospital Datoe Kandou Binangkang Kotamobagu City, totaling 10 people, but that one person was also treated since the introduction from direct contact with the patient.

Tomuka said the patient was isolated in a room D5 Kandou Hospital and treated in accordance with the procedure, where the officers had to use special clothing for their care, to avoid undesirable things.

“We are awaiting the results of observation for all patients and hope that they were not exposed to the virus, because their condition is very good now, so the city hopes for the best,” said Tomuka.

Tomuka said that while awaiting results of observations of bird flu tests, the patients must remain under close observation until there is certainty of outcome. To this Tomuka said, the hospitals formed a special team of doctors to look after the patients.

While the Chief Medical Officer of the City Kotamobagu, Salmon Helweldery, said of the patients who are being treated in RSU Kandou, there were four women and six men, and they come from one family.

According to Helweldery these patients that were treated were in the vicinity where poultry died suddenly of suspected H5N1 virus. So they are feared to be contaminated with the virus, so they must be admitted to the hospital. Helweldery said the results of inspection of all poultry in Gogagoman were positive for contracting the H5N1 virus, and they destroyed all of them by burning to avoid transmission to humans.

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