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  • Egypt - 2 New H5N1 Cases (#128, #129) - Female, 17, from Behira & Female, 17, from Dakahlia (DEATH) - WHO

    hat tip Lisa Schnirring -

    Avian influenza - situation in Egypt - update 46

    10 March 2011 - The Ministry of Health of Egypt has announced two new confirmed case of human infection with avian influenza A (H5N1) virus and the death of a previously announced case.
    The first case is a 17 year old female from Behira Governorate. She developed symptoms on 27 February and was hospitalized on 1 March. She is in a stable condition.
    The second case is a 17 year old female from Dakahlia Governorate. She developed symptoms on 24 February and was hospitalized on 26 February. She died on 28 February.

    Investigations into the source of infection indicate that the both cases had exposure to sick and dead poultry. Both cases received oseltamivir treatment.
    The cases were confirmed by the Egyptian Central Public Health Laboratory, a National Influenza Center of the WHO Global Influenza Surveillance Network.
    The previously reported case, a 32 year old female from Sharkia Governorate (see update 45), died on 3 March.
    Of the 129 cases confirmed to date in Egypt, 43 have been fatal.


    http://www.who.int/csr/don/2011_03_10/en/index.html

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    Re: Egypt - 2 New H5N1 Cases - Female, 17, from Behira & Female, 17, from Dakahlia (DEATH) - WHO

    2011


    #119 - 40 year old male, onset date December 25, 2010 - hospitalized December 30, 2010 - Dakahlia governorate Death (Jan 2, 2011)

    #120 - 8 year old male, onset date January 5, 2011, hospitalized January 8, 2011 - Giza Governorate

    #121 - 1.5 year old, onset date January 12, 2011 - hospitalized on January 13, 2011 - Alexandria governorate

    #122 - 7.5 years old, no details available at this time, hospitalized - Gharbia governorate

    #123 - 45 years old, male, onset date January 20, hospitalized January 26, died February 5 - Menoufia governorate Death

    #124 - 26 years old, female, onset date onset January 18, hospitalized January 23 - Dakahlia Governorate

    #125 - 4 year old, male, onset date February 16, hospitalized February 18 - Damiata Governorate

    #126 - 32 years old, female, onset date February 10, hospitalized February 14, died March 4 - Sharqia governorate Death

    #127 - 2 years old, male, onset date February 18, hospitalized February 20 - Kafr El-Sheikh governorate

    Unconfirmed by WHO - H5N1 case listed on Egyptian government document - Gharbia governorate

    #128 - 17 years old, female, onset date February 27, hospitalized March 1 - Behira governorate

    #129 - 17 years old, female, onset date February 24, hospitalized February 26, died February 28 - Dakahlia governorate Death


    http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/sho...d.php?t=141367


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