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Health: 1557 infected with measles nationwide .. The situation is worrying
Saturday 13 / December / 2014 - 9:53 Print Dr. Hossam Abdel
Dr. Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Health Advisor
Shaima Faraj

Description Dr. Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, Advisor to the Minister of Health and political community to communicate, that the spread of measles cases among children; b "is disturbing," citing that the Egypt of the few prevalence states for the disease, according to the World Health Organization report. He said Abdul Ghaffar, through a phone call with the media Fatima Najdi program "Morning Online" on the satellite "On TV", the number of reported measles infections at the level of Egypt up to the 1557 case in the provinces, "Sohag, Beni Suef, and Matrouh, Giza, Cairo, and Alexandria, and the East." He pointed out that vaccination is the first defense against measles factor, explaining that he had been vaccinated children under six years governorates hit by the disease, to serve as a booster dose against him.

On the other hand, the Minister of Health Advisor, it is the intensification of veterinary services to vaccinate birds to prevent of bird flu as well as media campaigns across Egyptian television to raise awareness of how to deal with especially birds that are reared in homes.