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Author:  niman [ Fri Aug 08, 2014 2:33 pm ]
Post subject:  Suspect Ebola Cluster In Jeddah

Media reports cite symptoms in close contact of fatal suspect case in Jeddah, KSA.

Author:  niman [ Fri Aug 08, 2014 2:34 pm ]
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First Saudi Ebola suspect buried

JEDDAH — The first Saudi who was suspected to have contracted the Ebola virus was buried at Briman graveyard in north Jeddah that is dedicated for the burial of victims of infectious diseases. The authorities prevented his family from washing him, attend his burial or be present at his burial ceremony. The Saudi health authorities announced his death on Wednesday. They said another Saudi citizen who was in direct contact with him showed symptoms of the deadly virus and was quarantined at King Fahd Hospital in Jeddah. Ibrahim Al-Zahrani is said to have gotten the infection from Sierra Leone, where he was on a business visit.

http://www.saudigazette.com.sa/index.cf ... 0808213981

Author:  niman [ Fri Aug 08, 2014 2:48 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Suspect Ebola Cluster In Jeddah

Funeral prayers for the deceased suspected wound infection

Amal Hamdi from Jeddah

Time in which it stressed the Ministry of Health and the absence of any new cases suspected of being infected with Ebola virus, revealed for "economic" a source familiar with the King Fahd Hospital public safety case, which was suspected of being infected with the virus and exit on the same day after the tests have been conducted.

The Health Ministry said in a statement yesterday, in response to what has been circulated in some media for recording suspected case of a second Ebola virus in the province of Jeddah it out of its commitment to transparency in communicating with everyone, it confirms the absence of any new cases are suspected to be infected with Ebola virus, tight its commitment to the community to tell all new about any of infectious diseases and educate everyone prevention methods required by the best practices of the International Health. While confirmed for "economic" a source familiar with the King Fahd General Hospital integrity of the person who is suspected of having Baapola, and out on the same day, indicating that the suspect was in contact with infected with Ebola, who died, was summoned immediately to the hospital after a high temperature but with tests performed immediately after his arrival to the hospital yesterday, the first, proved his safety from injury to any serious contagious virus, was leaving the same day.

And rejected Dr. Khaled Mirghalani official spokesman for the Ministry of Health to answer questions about the newspaper, but he announced through his account in the "Twitter" that what was published in a newspaper about the existence of a second suspected case of "not true."

Furthermore, he stressed the informed source in the King Fahd Hospital in the year, after the body of the deceased out yesterday afternoon from King Fahd Hospital, to the Ministry of Health, which dealt with. And has funeral prayers for the dead in the presence of nearly 100 people in a mosque Thunayyan yesterday afternoon, Health and dealt with according to the body which protocols are used for the owners of Infectious Diseases, where he was buried in the presence of his relatives only Breiman, was allowed to pray for those close to him and participate in his burial.

And moved the family of the deceased from her home to open the doors of solace house of the elder brother of the deceased in Jeddah, and pointed mother Sarah wife of the deceased to the fear of contracting the disease is and her three daughters Almkhaltat him, as feared, people accepted her claim and the Ministry of Health, Labour what it can of tests to make sure not to carry of the virus.

As explained specialist infectious diseases that King Fahd Hospital is equipped with the potential of high infection control in it, he did not record any new injury to any medical staff at the hospital in any new viral disease, cycles awareness and guidance provided by the Ministry of Health of the cadres of the direct medical diseases hospital, helped to reduce injury medical staff. This, and the Ministry of Health has advised citizens and residents in Saudi Arabia not to travel to Liberia, and Sierra Leone, and Guinea until further notice; due to an outbreak of Ebola virus infection in those countries.

This comes declaration in the wake of step precautions taken by Saudi Arabia since the month of April, the last stop issuing visas for Umrah pilgrimage to these countries through 2014, the Ministry continues to monitor the situation in those countries affected, in coordination with the World Health Organization, and the ministry will review this mention in If changed health conditions in those countries.


Author:  niman [ Fri Aug 08, 2014 2:53 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Suspect Ebola Cluster In Jeddah

Abeer Alrajabana- Sbak- Jeddah: The wife of the deceased citizen to "Ebola", or Sarah Al-Zahrani, said her husband went to the mission work in Sierra Leone; since he was working in emergency medicine there, and when he returned were not showing any symptoms of the disease. Adding that "health has not given us after his death only a thermometer, and told us that the analysis will be after 12 days." Indicating that her husband remained Mkhalta them after returning from his trip.

In response to a question " above ":" Are you confused about the deceased mother of three Bbnath was isolated? ", she said:" No, but life was normal with us .. eat and drink with us. "

And the role of the Ministry of Health, has done tests and whether or analyzes them? She said: "No, but they gave us a measure of the temperature only after his death, and told us that he will be the analysis after 12 days."

It is noteworthy that a number of relatives of the victim, "Ebola" of Ibrahim Al-Zahrani participated in his funeral on Thursday Breiman cemetery in Jeddah, although the Ministry of Health to take a decision preventing them pursuant global preventive measures to be taken in such cases, but they insisted on participating in the funeral of the body.

For its part, the Ministry of Health by a team of public health, since reporting on the case, tracking the itinerary case since his departure, and he came to Saudi Arabia; to be limited to all parties who were in direct contact with the situation since the onset of the infection it; to put them under medical observation.


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