Health of persons contacted with patients of swine flu to be monitored in Azerbaijan during week: WHO Baku office
Azerbaijan, Baku, July 30 / Trend U. Ismayilova /
Currently the employees of the Ministry of Health of Azerbaijan inspect the full range of communication and contacts of people infected with "swine flu" (A/H1/N1), the WHO program coordinator on Azerbaijan Elkhan Gasimov said in July 30.
"The list includes not only those who traveled with patients, but also relatives and friends, with whom there were communications during this period," said Gasimov.
Gasimov did not announce the names and ages of patients and said that patients arrived with flights Paris-Baku and London-Istanbul-Baku.
According to him, the first patient is a woman who came from Paris on July 27. The purpose of her visit is a tourist trip. The patient experienced a health problem already on July 29 and immediately appealed to the medical institution, where immediately analysis were taken, the results of which were positive. Currently the patient feels as satisfactory.
The second patient returned to Baku from England after a tourist trip on July 29. The temperature of the patient was revealed by the "termosensor" established at the Baku airport.
The monitoring of the health of all persons included in the list will be held during the week, said Gasimov.
The fact of swine was revealed in Azerbaijan for the first time, said the Ministry of Health of Azerbaijan on July 30.
According to Azerbaijani Ministry of Health, one Baku's resident and one Ganja's resident were infected coming from France (on July 27) and Great Britain (July 29).
State of patients is satisfactory. At present, they are treated by doctors.
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