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  • #76
    Re: Latest Egypt Human Confirmed/Suspected Bird Flu Cases, Feb 8, 2009+

    Monoufia injured girl with bird flu ..
    واحتجاز حالتين فى الغربية للاشتباه
    And the detention of two suspects in the West

    كتب طارق أمين، عادل ضرة وهند إبراهيم ١١/ ٣/ ٢٠٠٩
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    تأكدت، مساء أمس، الإصابة البشرية رقم ٥٨ بمرض أنفلونزا الطيور، لطفلة تدعى حبيبة محمود محمد، وتبلغ من العمر سنة ونصف السنة، من قرية العامرة مركز منوف بمحافظة المنوفية، وصرح الدكتور عبدالرحمن شاهين، المتحدث الرسمى لوزارة الصحة والسكان، أن بداية ظهور الأعراض المرضية على الطفلة كانت يوم الجمعة الماضى، دخلت على إثرها مستشفى حميات منوف أمس الأول، وهى تعانى من ارتفاع فى درجة الحرارة وسعال عقب تعرضها لطيور نافقة، يشتبه فى إصابتها بمرض أنفلونزا الطيور، مشيرًا إلى أنه فور الاشتباه فى إصابتها بالمرض، تم إعطاؤها عقار التاميفلو، وحالتها المرضية مستقرة، وجار تحويلها إلى مستشفى منشية البكرى.

    Confirmed yesterday, No. 58 of human infection from bird flu, a girl named Habiba Mohamed Mahmoud, aged one and a half years, from the village of metropolitan Mnov Menofia Center, said Dr. Abdel Rahman Shahin, official spokesman of the Ministry of Health and Population, the onset of symptoms the girl was last Friday, entered the hospital admitted Mnov the day before yesterday, with a high temperature and cough after exposure to dead birds, suspected of being infected with bird flu, noting that as soon as the suspicion of being infected with the disease, were given the drug Tamiflu, stable and satisfactory condition, and is being transferred to the hospital, the Tamiflu drug.

    وفى سياق متصل، احتجز مستشفى حميات المحلة حالتين جديدتين للاشتباه بإصابتهما بمرض أنفلونزا الطيور، بعد شعورهما بضيق فى التنفس وآلام بالعظام.

    In a related context, the hospital admitted Mahallah detained two new suspected bird flu virus, after the sense of shortness of breath and bone pain.

    كان مستشفى حميات المحلة قد استقبل جيهان حمدان اليمانى ?٢٥ سنة?، ربة منزل، ونجلها مصطفى محمد ?عام ونصف العام? للاشتباه فى إصابتهما بمرض أنفلونزا الطيور.

    Hospital had admitted Mahallah Ceyhan Hamdan had received Elimane ?25 years?, housewife, and her son Mohammed Mustafa ?a year and a half? of suspected bird flu virus.

    تم أخذ عينة دم ومسحة حلق وإرسالها للمعامل المركزية بوزارة الصحة لبيان مدى إصابتهما بالمرض من عدمه، واعطائهما عقار التايمفلو، بعد أن تم اكتشاف بؤرة طيور منزلية مصابة فى منزلها، وتم أخذ ٥ عينات من أسرة المواطنة من المخالطين لتربية الطيور المنزلية، وقامت إدارة الطب البيطرى ومديرية الصحة بالغربية بإعدام عدد كبير من الطيور المنزلية المصابة بالمدفن الصحى وفرض كردون حول المنطقة المصابة، وإعدام الطيور الموجودة فى محيط قدره

    samples were taken and the melancholy hours, and sent to labs central Ministry of Health to show how they got sick or not, and giving the drug Altaymflo, having been the focus of the discovery of infected birds in her home, 5 samples were taken from the family of the citizenship of the contacts for the breeding of pet birds, and the Department of Veterinary Medicine and the Directorate of Health meeting Sunday attended the execution of a large number of domestic birds infected with the cemetery and the imposition of health Kerdoun around the affected area, the execution of those birds in the vicinity of half a kilometer.


    • #77
      Re: Latest Egypt Human Confirmed/Suspected Bird Flu Cases, Feb 8, 2009+

      WHO update on Habiba Mohamed Mahmoud . . .

      Avian influenza - situation in Egypt - update 7

      11 March 2009 -- The Ministry of Health and Population of Egypt has reported a new confirmed human case of avian influenza. The new case is a one and a half year old female from Menofia Governorate. Her symptoms began on 6 March and she was hospitalized on 9 March where she remains in a stable condition. Infection with H5N1 avian influenza was confirmed on 10 March by the Egyptian Central Public Health Laboratory.
      Investigations into the source of her infection indicate a history of close contact with dead and sick poultry prior to becoming ill.
      Of the 58 cases confirmed to date in Egypt, 23 have been fatal.


      • #78
        Re: Latest Egypt Human Confirmed/Suspected Bird Flu Cases, Feb 8, 2009+


        Date of report: 10 March 2009

        Governorate: Menoufiya

        District: Menouf

        Event summary: Girl, age 1?, began experiencing symptoms March 6. She was admitted to Menouf Fevers Hospital upon showing symptoms of high fever and cough, and was given Tamiflu.

        Infection with avian influenza was confirmed March 10. The girl reportedly had a history of close contact with dead and sick poultry. The child was reported in a good general condition on March 10.

        The MOHP reported this was the 58th case of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Egypt.
        ?Addressing chronic disease is an issue of human rights ? that must be our call to arms"
        Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief The Lancet

        ~~~~ Twitter:@GertvanderHoek ~~~ ~~~


        • #79
          Re: Latest Egypt Human Confirmed/Suspected Bird Flu Cases, Feb 8, 2009+

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          A ProMED-mail post
          ProMED-mail is a program of the
          International Society for Infectious Diseases

          Date: Tue 10 Mar 2009
          Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation AlertNet [edited]

          Egyptian girl contracts bird flu -- MENA agency report
          An 18-month-old Egyptian girl has contracted bird flu and is in
          stable condition, the state-run news agency quoted the Egyptian
          Health Ministry as saying on Tuesday [10 Mar 2009].

          The Middle East News Agency (MENA) reported that the child, from the
          [Menoufia] province in northern Egypt, showed symptoms after coming
          into contact with dead birds.

          She is the 58th case of bird flu in Egypt. She was given the
          antiviral drug Tamiflu at an Egyptian hospital, MENA said. It was not
          yet known if she had the H5N1 virus.

          Egypt is one of the few countries affected by bird flu that does not
          compensate farmers when poultry is destroyed, though many experts say
          this is the best way to ensure rapid detection of new outbreaks. Some
          5 million Egyptian households depend on poultry as a main source of
          food and income.

          Since 2003, the H5N1 avian influenza virus has infected at least 410
          people in 15 countries and killed at least 254 of them. It has killed
          or forced the culling of more than 300 million birds in 61 countries
          in Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and Africa.

          [Byline: Will Rasmussen]

          Communicated by:
          ProMED-mail Rapporteur Mary Marshall

          [If confirmed, this patient will be the 58th human case of avian H5N1
          recorded in Egypt since 2003. This case and the previous 2 cases have
          been children less than 3 years of age.

          The Governorate of Menoufia is located at no. 16 on the map of the
          Governorates of Egypt at
          <>. - Mod.CP
          The HealthMap/ProMED-mail interactive map of Egypt is available at
          <>. - CopyEd.MJ]

          [see also:
          Avian influenza, human (50): Egypt (AL) to be archived
          Avian influenza, human (49): Egypt (Cairo) NOT 20090306.0932
          Avian influenza, human (48): Egypt (Cairo), susp. 20090305.0901
          Avian influenza, human (46): Indonesia, susp., Egypt, WHO conf. 20090303.0867
          Avian influenza, human (44): Indonesia, Egypt susp. n
          Avian influenza, human (33): Egypt (MN), WHO 20090210.0599
          Avian influenza, human (31): Egypt (MN) 20090208.0575
          Avian influenza, human (29): Egypt (SUZ) 20090205.0511
          Avian influenza, human (23): Egypt, WHO 20090127.03
          Avian influenza, human (21): Egypt 20090125.0338
          Avian influenza, human (07): Egypt (SO), WHO 20090114.0158
          Avian influenza, human (06): Egypt (SO) 20090113.0142]


          • #80
            Re: Latest Egypt Human Confirmed/Suspected Bird Flu Cases, Feb 8, 2009+

            Date 11 March 2009

            Cairo: Egyptian girl was hit by one-year-old and six months of bird flu, bringing the total number of human cases infected with the disease in Egypt to 58 people since the emergence of the disease in the country in 2006.

            And Dr. Abdel Rahman Shahin, the spokesman for the Egyptian Ministry of Health, the girl called Habiba Mohamed Mahmoud-year-old and six months of Menoufiya province north of Cairo was hit by bird flu.

            The doctors said the symptoms of the disease appeared on the girl last Friday and entered the hospital admitted yesterday Mnov with a high temperature, cough, infection, confirming that the child may be sick because of contact with dead birds suspected of being infected with the disease, the child has been given the drug "Tamiflu "he said, adding that the health situation of the girl child is currently stable.


            القاهرة : أصيبت طفلة مصرية تبلغ من العمر عاماً وستة شهور بمرض أنفلونزا الطيور ليرتفع بذلك عدد الحالات البشرية المصابة بالمرض في مصر إلى 58 شخصاً منذ ظهور المرض في البلاد عام 2006.

            وأشار الدكتور عبد الرحمن شاهين الناطق الرسمي باسم وزارة الصحة المصري، إلى أن طفلة تدعى حبيبة محمود محمد تبلغ من العمر عاماً وستة شهور من محافظة المنوفية شمال القاهرة أصيبت بمرض أنفلونزا الطيور.

            وأوضح الأطباء أن أعراض المرض ظهرت على الطفلة يوم الجمعة الماضي ودخلت على إثرها مستشفى حميات منوف أمس وهي تعاني من ارتفاع في درجة الحرارة وسعال، مؤكدين أن إصابة الطفلة بالمرض قد يكون بسبب اختلاطها بطيور نافقة يشتبه في إصابتها بالمرض، وقد تم إعطاء الطفلة عقار "التاميفلو"، مؤكداً أن الحالة الصحية للطفلة مستقرة حالياً.


            • #81
              Re: Latest Egypt Human Confirmed/Suspected Bird Flu Cases, Feb 8, 2009+

              IRIN Middle East. EGYPT: Bird flu cases among young children raise concerns.
              EGYPT: Bird flu cases among young children raise concerns

              CAIRO, 12 March 2009 (IRIN) -

              An 18-month-old child contracted the H5N1 bird flu virus on 10 March, bringing the number of human cases in Egypt to 58 since records began in 2006, and prompting the World Health Organization (WHO) to ask for a study to be undertaken of the causes.

              The child - from Manoufiya Province in northern Egypt - is one of several recent cases of young children to have contracted the deadly virus in a country where over five million families raise poultry for a living.

              Egyptian Health Ministry spokesman Abdel Rahman Shahin told IRIN the girl exhibited symptoms of infection on 6 March after reported contact with infected birds. She was taken to hospital on 9 March and given the antiviral vaccine Tamiflu.

              "Her case has stabilised but she will remain at the hospital for further check-ups," Shahin said.

              The child?s case is the latest in a rapidly growing number of cases of child infection in Egypt, causing concern among WHO officials.

              On 4 March, a two-year-old boy from the coastal city of Alexandria (220km from Cairo) contracted the virus. The boy is being treated with Tamiflu.

              Another two-year-old boy from Fayum, 85km southwest of Cairo, was infected by the virus on 1 March, Nasr al-Sayyid, the assistant health minister, said.

              According to the Egyptian Ministry of Health, five cases of bird flu have been registered in 2009; 23 people have died from the virus since records began in 2006.

              The rapid growth rate of bird flu infections in children is worrying, said John Jabbour, senior epidemiologist with WHO, which is asking the Health Ministry to investigate why so many children aged 2-3 are being infected.

              Jabbour speculated that the reason for the increased number of cases in this age group was that families were no longer as alert as immediately after the last awareness campaign.

              He warned that families with poultry must be on their guard at all times, given UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warnings that the H5N1 strain was endemic in poultry.

              "This is a problem that will not go away in poultry, hence people who deal with birds cannot afford to relax. Those who come in contact with birds must make caution part of their daily routine," he said.

              Changing the mindset
              Jabbour said social behaviour and attitudes also played a vital role in tackling bird flu. "We are not just fighting bird flu only; we are also trying to change the mentality which says reporting a case of bird flu infection in poultry will destroy income," he said.

              Assistant Health Minister Sayyed said poultry keepers were often reluctant to report suspected cases for fear that health officials would cull not only their birds but those of neighbouring families.

              Egypt does not run a compensation scheme for farmers who lose poultry in a cull.

              According to the latest WHO statistics, some 410 people in 15 countries and regions have contracted the virus and 256 of them have died of the disease.

              While H5N1 rarely infects people, experts fear it could mutate into a form that could easily be passed from one person to another, leading to a pandemic which could kill millions.

              <cite cite="">IRIN Middle East | Middle East | Egypt | EGYPT: Bird flu cases among young children raise concerns | Avian Flu Children Health & Nutrition | News Item</cite>


              • #82
                Re: Latest Egypt Human Confirmed/Suspected Bird Flu Cases, Feb 8, 2009+

                Date: Thursday, March 12, 2009 1:58:12 PM

                Alepeshaer - Mahmoud soldier:

                Dr. Ayman Al-Rajab, Deputy Minister of Health of the province of Minya reservation decides that two new suspected bird flu in hospital in Mazar-e-Samalut built.

                The Conference follow-up of bird flu the Directorate had received notification from the Hospital General Samalut in case of suspicion of the existence of the girl child Norhan Hamada Mohammed "4 years", which developed the symptoms of influenza in the very high temperature and be booked in hospital and taking a sample to be sent to the central laboratory in Cairo.

                It has also received notification of the last room of the hospital built a shrine there is suspicion of the situation of Mrs. Zia Mohiuddin Saeed (32 years) the status of Beni Mazar sample was taken and sent to the central laboratory.

                It is Balzkron This is the case of a suspected fifth in less than a month, despite assurances by officials that he had already been brought under control at the well, which is suspected in the presence of the influenza.


                بتاريخ : الخميس 12 مارس 2009 1:58:12 م
                عدد القراء : 45

                البشاير- محمود الجندى :

                كشف الدكتور أيمن رجب وكيل وزارة الصحة بمحافظة المنيا عن أنه تقرر حجز حالتين جديدتين للاشتباه فى إصابتهما بأنفلونزا الطيور فى مستشفيات سمالوط وبنى مزار.

                وكانت غرفة متابعة أنفلونزا الطيور بالمديرية قد تلقت إخطارا من مستشفى سمالوط العام بوجود اشتباه فى حالة الطفلة نورهان حمادة محمد " 4 سنوات " والتى ظهرت عليها أعراض الأنفلونزا من ارتفاع شديد فى درجة الحرارة وتقرر حجزها بالمستشفى وأخذ عينه منها لإرسالها إلى معامل التحاليل المركزية بالقاهرة.

                كما تلقت الغرفة إخطارا أخر من مستشفى بنى مزار بوجود اشتباه بحالة السيدة ضياء سعيد محيى الدين (32 سنة) بمركز بنى مزار وتم أخذ عينه منها وإرسالها إلى معامل التحاليل المركزية.

                الجدير بالذكرأن هذه هى حالة الاشتباه الخامسة فى أقل من شهر رغم تأكيدات المسئولين بأنه قد تمت السيطرة بالفعل على البؤر التى يشتبه فى وجود الأنفلونزا بها .


                • #83
                  Re: Latest Egypt Human Confirmed/Suspected Bird Flu Cases, Feb 8, 2009+

                  Detention in fevers housewife Mahala

                  Tanta Dabs Atef *: ‬ detained by the Directorate of Health Affairs meeting Sunday attended by the village housewife * &#187;‬ carat *&#171; ‬ of the Center for fevers Mahala Mahala hospital for suspected bird flu have been taking a blood sample to the patient infected with the high temperature coefficient to be sent to the Ministry of Health to make sure the fact she *.

                  ‬ It also received the results of the ministry and the factor that * &#187;‬ negative *&#171; &#187;‬ 5 *&#171; ‬ conditions of three children ranging in age from one to two years and two women had been detained under hospital fevers Mahallah tests confirmed the suspicion and free from disease, said Dr. Sharif Hammouda Undersecretary Ministry of Health screening of all contacts of the birds



                  • #84
                    Re: Latest Egypt Human Confirmed/Suspected Bird Flu Cases, Feb 8, 2009+

                    3 detained on suspicion of bird flu in the West

                    كتب عادل ضرة ١٤/ ٣/ ٢٠٠٩ Books just dug 3-14-2009

                    احتجز مستشفيا حميات طنطا والمحلة، أمس، ٣ حالات للاشتباه فى إصابتهما بأعراض مشابهة لأنفلونزا الطيور، كما اكتشفت مديريتا الطب البيطرى والصحة بالغربية، بؤرة إيجابية لطيور منزلية مصابة بالمرض.

                    Detained hospitals admitted Tanta and Mahala, Saturday, 3 cases of suspected SARS symptoms similar to bird flu, also found Directorates of Veterinary Medicine and Health meeting Sunday attended the focus of positive domestic birds infected with the disease.

                    وقال الدكتور شريف حمودة، وكيل وزارة الصحة بالمحافظة، إن مستشفى حميات المحلة احتجز هناء عبدالمحسن &#171;٤٣ سنة&#187; ربة منزل، من المحلة الكبرى، وفاتن فكرى &#171;٣٣ سنة&#187; ربة منزل، من قرية ميت هاشم، سمنود.

                    "Dr. Mahmoud Sheriff, Under-Secretary, Ministry of Health, the government, admitted that the hospital held Mahala Hana Abdulmohsen&#171; 43 years &#187;housewife, from the place the Great, and Faten Fikri&#171; 33 years &#187;housewife, from the village of Mit Hashim, Smonod.

                    كما احتجز مستشفى حميات طنطا محمود جادالحق &#171;١٤ سنة&#187; طالب، من قرية إبشواى الملق.

                    The hospital admitted Tanta detained Mahmoud Jadalhak &#171;14 years&#187; student, from the village of Ibcoay Almlq.

                    وعلى الصعيد نفسه، اكتشفت مديريتا الطب البيطرى والصحة بالمحافظة، طيوراً مصابة بالمرض فى منزل عبدالونيس عبدالحميد العربى، من قرية برما، مركز طنطا، وتم إعدامها فى مدفن صحى، وأخذ عينات من ٧ أشخاص مخالطين لها، وفرضت مديرية الأمن كردوناً حول المنطقة.

                    And on the same level, I discovered Directorates of Veterinary Medicine and the preservation of health, disease-infected birds in the house of Abdul Hamid Abdalones Arab, from the village of Berma, the Center for Tanta, and was executed in the cemetery healthy, and taking samples of the 7 persons Mkhaltin, and imposed a security cordon around the Directorate of the region.



                    • #85
                      Re: Latest Egypt Human Confirmed/Suspected Bird Flu Cases, Feb 8, 2009+

                      [WARNING. Google Raw Machine Translation. Please do refer to original article at LINK. ]

                      ... reach for a strong combination for the treatment of bird flu

                      Successful production of a medicine for bird flu

                      The adviser to the Ministry of Health Alagianflonza bird success in treating a large number of infected cases in a hospital with the Tamiflu drug called Egyptian Aalasr quickly informing parents about the situation and stated the truth about the birds in the house and their vulnerability to death.

                      Said Dr. Nasserqlqilp diseases consultant, children in the program Good Morning Egypt Egyptian television Sunday that he used over the treatment of additional [Tamiflu] If adopted by the World Health Organization to add the antibody called IGG plasma drawn from more than twenty thousand blood donor

                      He appealed to Nasser Qalqulya continue to volunteer to donate blood to extract antibodies from the plasma in question succeeded in the treatment of a total of 27 children infected children, 29

                      He Qlqilp that the bird flu virus usually causes the destruction of nuclei in cells of the vesicles in the air, causing the destruction of the lung respiratory unfortunate theory to resist this anti Altdmiobalajdzam IGG, which proved irresistible to a number of viruses previously designated doctors prevent storm unleashed by the immune cells of the body's defense against the virus It has been proven that it could be the cause of the destruction of cell nuclei.

                      He said that this additional treatment, which has proven effective for children under the age of 12 is more effective in the early stages of the injury and gave the example of the situation of children of Suez, where Mahmud told his mother before the emergence of symptoms of the disease after the observed decrease in activity and appetite, and confirmed the death of chickens that were raised, where he received treatment at the beginning of the high temperature and by the involvement of the lungs.


                      مستشاربالصحة يتوصل لتوليفة قوية لعلاج انفلونزا الطيور

                      انتاج دواء ناجح لانفلونزا الطيور

                      اعلن مستشار وزارة الصحة لعلاجانفلونزا الطيور نجاحه فى علاج عدد كبير من الحالات المصابة فى مستشفى منشية البكرى فيما دعا االاسر المصرية بسرعة ابلاغ الاباء عن الحالة وذكر الحقيقة عن تربية الطيور فى المنزل وتعرضها للنفوق .

                      وقال الدكتور ناصرقلقيلة استشارى امراض الاطفال فى برنامج صباح الخير يا مصر بالتليفزيون المصرى الاحد انه استخدم علاج اضافى فوق التيمى فلو الذى اجازته منظمة الصحة العالمية باضافة الاجسام المضادة المسماة " IGG المستخلصة من بلازما اكثر من عشرين الف متبرع بالدم

                      وناشد ناصر قلقلية الاستمرار فى التبرع بالدم من المتطوعين لاستخلاص الاجسام المضادة المذكورة من البلازما حيث نجح فى علاج 27 طفل من مجموع المصابين من الاطفال وعددهم 29

                      واضاف قلقيلة ان فيروس مرض انفلونزا الطيور يتسبب عادة فى تدمير انوية خلايا الحويصلات الهوائية فى الرئة مما يسبب تدمير الجهاز التنفسى فقامت نظريته على مقاومة هذا التدميربالاجسام المضادة IGG والتى ثبت مقاومتها لعدد من الفيروسات سابقا ومنع ما يسميه الاطباء العاصفة المناعية التى تطلقها خلايا الجسم للدفاع ضد الفيروس حيث ثبت انها يمكن ان تكون هى المسببة لتدمير انوية الخلايا .

                      وقال ان هذا العلاج الاضافى الذى اثبت فاعليته على الاطفال اقل من 12 عاما يكون اكثر فاعلية فى المراحل الاولى من الاصابة وضرب مثلا بحالة الطفل محمود من السويس حيث ابلغت والدته قبل ظهور اعراض المرض عليه بعد ملاحظتها انخفاض فى نشاطه وشهيته واكدت نفوق الدجاج التى كانت تربيه فتلقى العلاج فى بداية ارتفاع درجة الحرارة وقبل اصابة الرئتين .



                      • #86
                        Re: Latest Egypt Human Confirmed/Suspected Bird Flu Cases, Feb 8, 2009+

                        The above mentioned treatment is what the Chinese Ministry of Health used to help heal Ping:

                        "...Ministry of Health dispatched two experts - Beijing Children's Hospital Professor Qian Suyun, First Hospital, Peking University Professor Wang Guangfa emergency "airborne" Taiyuan, meanwhile brought 100 milliliters Kexing Chinese companies and disease control of R & D-specific antibodies in plasma, In addition, the antiviral drug Tamiflu have effects. Later, the results proved that the plasma in the treatment process has played a good role...."



                        • #87
                          Re: Latest Egypt Human Confirmed/Suspected Bird Flu Cases, Feb 8, 2009+

                          RIA Novosti - World - Egyptian woman tests positive for bird flu
                          Egyptian woman tests positive for bird flu

                          11:09 | 19/ 03/ 2009
                          CAIRO, March 19 (RIA Novosti) -

                          A 38-year-old woman in Egypt has been diagnosed with bird flu, bringing the country's official total number of cases to 59, a spokesman for the country's health ministry said on Thursday.

                          The woman from the Asyut province, to the south of Cairo, was hospitalized with a high temperature and bad cough on Saturday. She is believed to have contracted the virus after coming into contact with dead poultry.

                          Last week, an 18-month-old girl in northern Egypt's Manoufiya province was also diagnosed with bird flu.

                          Egyptian officials said that 23 deaths from bird flu have been recorded in the country since 2006.

                          As of March 11, a total of 411 bird flu cases had been registered worldwide since the virus was first detected in 2003, resulting in 256 deaths, according to the WHO.

                          Although there have been no incidences of human-to-human infection, experts fear that the bird flu virus may mutate into a form that could be easily transmitted from person to person, causing a global pandemic.
                          <cite cite="">RIA Novosti - World - Egyptian woman tests positive for bird flu</cite>


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                            Re: Latest Egypt Human Confirmed/Suspected Bird Flu Cases, Feb 8, 2009+

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                              Re: Latest Egypt Human Confirmed/Suspected Bird Flu Cases, Feb 8, 2009+

                              A woman from bird flu in Egypt

                              Date: 19/03/2009
                              Cairo, March 19 / us / al-Rahman Shahin said the official spokesman of the emergence of the Egyptian Ministry of Health No. 59 of human infection of bird flu, a woman, aged 38 years old from the village of Almasrp Assiut Governorate.
                              Shaheen said in a statement published in newspaper / Al / Egypt today that the onset of symptoms to Ms. sick last Saturday were entered on the impact of a hospital with high fever and coughing after exposure to dead birds suspected of having bird flu virus.


                              اصابة سيدة بانفلونزا الطيور فى مصر

                              بتاريخ: 19/03/2009
                              القاهرة فى 19 مارس / بنا / أعلن الدكتور عبدالرحمن شاهين المتحدث الرسمى لوزارة الصحة المصرية ظهور الاصابة البشرية رقم 59 بمرض انفلونزا الطيور لسيدة تبلغ من العمر 38 سنة من قرية المعصرة بمحافظة أسيوط .
                              وقال شاهين فى تصريح نشرته صحيفة / الاهرام / المصرية اليوم ان بداية ظهور الاعراض المرضية على السيدة كانت يوم السبت الماضى دخلت على أثرها المستشفى وهى تعانى ارتفاعا فى درجة الحرارة وسعالا عقب تعرضها لطيور نافقة يشتبه فى اصابتها بمرض انفلونزا الطيور .


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                                Re: Latest Egypt Human Confirmed/Suspected Bird Flu Cases, Feb 8, 2009+
                                • RECENT CASES:
                                • Date of report: 18 March 2009
                                • Governorate: Assiut
                                • District: El Fath
                                • Event summary: Woman, age 38, began experiencing fever and headache March 14. She was admitted to Assiut Fever Hospitaland given Tamiflu on March 14. Infection with avian influenza was confirmed March 18. The woman reported contact with dead and sick poultry. She was reported clinically free and in a good general condition on March 18. The MOHP reported this was the 59th case of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Egypt.
                                • Source of report: Amr Kandeel, Undersecretary for preventative affairs, MOHP
                                  Samir Refaie, Head of Epideiology and Surveillance Unit, MOHP