M. Sabil Nugroho (10), a resident in Sukarame district, Bandar Lampung city, Lampung province, tested positive for avian flu and had to receive an intensive care at dr H Abdul Moeloek general hospital in Lampung.
“I can confirm that a resident in Sukarame district tested positive for avian flu and is now receiving medical treatment,” said Head of Banda Lampung Health Agency dr Edwin Rusli in Bandar Lampung on Saturday.
He added the resident is still undergoing an intensive care in a special isolation room for avian flu patient in the hospital. Edwin added that agency had also given special treatment to the areas where the patient contracted the disease.
"We’ve also given a special treatment for the areas where the patient contracted the disease," he added.
Edwin also hopes the residents would always clean the locations where they keep their poultry.
Yessi Novianti (36), the patient’s parent, said her son did not eat a dead chicken but he held it instead.
And here is an unedited Google translation of a January 20 report in the Lampung Post:
PEKALONGAN - attack the disease is suspected bird flu that attacked and shut down dozens of chickens in East Lampung (Lamtim) extends. After dozens of chickens died in the District Sukadana, on Thursday (19/01/2017), turn the chicken farmers in the district of Pekalongan, Batang, and Sekampung, who experienced the same thing.
A resident of the village of Kali Bening, District Pekalongan, Agus, Friday (01/20/2017), explains the peternk restless. Chicken livestock disease suspected bird flu. The disease is contagious until the cause of death. "Just a few hours from the infection, the chickens died instantly," he said.
The same is disclosed Banjarejo Village residents, District of Batang, Ulfa.
"The disease has been munsul since a week ago. Only a matter of hours, the chicken died. We suspect that the bird flu," said Ulfa.
Update: This morning Mike Coston at Avian Flu Diary has a post reporting contradictory conclusions about this case.