High Fever Not Necessarily for the Ebola



Everyone who returned to Indonesia from endemic countries ebola is to watch. They must undergo a medical examination and supervised after arriving in Indonesia 

GN Case, Indonesian workers (TKI) from Kediri is sick with a fever after returning from Liberia was now a special attention. Until now, the Ministry of Health (MoH) is still checking blood samples to ascertain whether GN GN infected with ebola. However, the Ministry of Health asked the public not to panic because the fever is not necessarily a GN suffered symptoms of ebola. 

"If there is nothing new coming from countries infected with Ebola, and he had a fever, it is not necessarily the fever caused by the Ebola virus, it could be due to other diseases. But indeed, alert and caution we need, "said Head of Health Research and Development (Balitbangkes) Indonesian Ministry of Health, Tjandra Yoga Aditam through a press release on Sunday (02/11/2014). 

According to Tjandra, the public needs to know the symptoms be a sign of a strong person infected with Ebola. He said that there are four symptoms that indicate a strong ebola infected. First, a person has a fever of unknown cause; second, great muscle pain; Third, impaired digestive tract; The fourth suffered bleeding manifestations. 

Seeing the condition of the notes developed a fever and felt pain when swallowing, he was infected with ebola potential seems small. The notes are also no bleeding, anorexia and vomiting. In fact, since entering the isolation room at the General Hospital Pare, Kediri, East Java, on October 30, 2014 up to now GN improved health conditions. 

Before returning to Indonesia, the notes along with 28 other migrant workers also have to undergo quarantine in Liberia. According to Tjandra, as long as there is no one on the plane passengers were sick. Then, upon arrival at Soekarno-Hatta Airport, Port Health Office personnel direct examination. As a result, there is no one person who is sick. 

"As a follow up, the workers are educated to be alert to health in the next 21 days," said Tjandra. 

The notes themselves suffered fever appeared after a few days he arrived in his hometown of Kediri. 

Currently Balitbangkes MoH RI still examining blood sample in the laboratory notes Balitbangkes Ministry of Health of Indonesia in Jakarta to ascertain whether or not a patient infected with ebola. Examination results will be known no later than 48 hours after the laboratory received samples. 

"All of the samples had to be examined in our laboratory, as a minimum must meet the requirements of BSL-3 with the extraction of the virus in BSC-three," said Tjandra.

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