- Note - The following is a software translation:
- "Former this KBR visitor memeriksakan his health
not only because of panicking. But, 115 former the visitor the Jakarta
Zoo was indeed unstable.
- "In general from them experienced the sign of the
fever," continued this RSPI Sulianti Saroso specialist of the nerves
- "According to the Inspiration, from the total 115
patients former the visitor KBR, not there is even one of the they had
the complaint that very serious. So, there was not even one former the
visitor KBR that memeriksakan himself to RSPI that it was indicated was
attacked by the virus of birds flu.
- "Not there is even one of the 115 people that was
treated," said Dr Ilham.
- The above machine translation indicates that 115 visitors
of the Ragunan Zoo in Jakarta came to the Sulianti Saroso Infectious Disease
Hospital for treatment, but because their symptoms were mild, they were
- The hospital has already admitted two zoo workers and
four young visitors. The two workers were a tour guide and a vendor, suggesting
contact with the H5N1 infected birds was limited. Similarly the age range
of the visitors, 1.5 to 10 years of age also suggests contact would be
- The zoo was closed on Monday, so those who visited over
the weekend would likely have mild symptoms at this time. 115 have come
to the hospital and a larger number probably has not.
- The next several days should determine how many of the
visitors with milder symptoms will develop more sever symptoms, which typically
involve high temperatures and breathing difficulties.
- Follow-up on these patients, as well as contacts that
also visited the zoo, would be useful, as would updates on the 500 zoo
employees who were being tested for H5N1.
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