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  • Egypt: Toddler confirmed to have bird flu (#84)

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    No. 84 human case of bird flu in Egypt confirmed


    8/28/2009 11:47:00 PM

    Cairo - Editor Masrawy - confirmed on Friday No. 84 human cases of bird flu since the outbreak of the disease in Egypt, so far.

    For his part, Dr. Amr Kandil, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health Affairs that the injury prevention year-old girl and 8 months of the pond Menofia, seven, explaining that the girl appeared on the symptoms of high temperature as a result of coming into contact with infected domestic birds, and was detained Fever Hospital Shebin Alah and give it appropriate of the drug "Tamiflu".

    The lamp that is currently being converted the girl to the hospital in the capital to complete the treatment, pointing out that a stable condition.

    The Ministry of Health had begun to follow all necessary precautions to ensure that the possibility of integration of avian influenza virus with swine, and together form a new virus may be more serious in terms of surveillance procedures different outlets, land, sea and air to detect cases infected with swine flu coming from abroad.

    According to media statement issued by the operating room Information Center Council of Ministers, the ministry is working on the separation of hospitals is treated bird flu patients from those treating the patients of swine influenza as well as to continuously track the bird flu and not be neglected at the level of all provinces of the Republic, in addition to increasing awareness among the masses through various means.

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    Re: Egypt: Toddler confirmed to have bird flu (#84)

    Saturday, August 29, 2009

    84th bird flu case confirmed

    A new human bird flu case was confirmed in Egypt on Friday 28/8/2009, taking to 84 the number of infections in the country.

    A 20-month girl from Berket al-Saba, Menoufiya governorate, tested positive for the virus, Health Ministry's undersecretary for preventive affairs Amr Qandeel said.

    The child showed bird flu-like symptoms after contacting with infected poultry, the official said.

    She was admitted to Manshiyet al-Bakri hospital and given the anti-viral Tamiflu drug, he added.

    http://www.sis.gov.eg/En/EgyptOnline...0000002294.htm
    “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 ~~~ GertvanderHoek@gmail.com ~~~

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      Re: Egypt: Toddler confirmed to have bird flu (#84)

      # 52 - 2 years, female, onset date - January 9, 2009, Kerdasa district in Sixth of October governorate

      # 53 - 2 years, female, onset date - January 23, 2009, Manofia Governorate, Shebin Elkom District

      # 54 - 2 years, male, onset date - February 2, 2009, Suez governorate, some 120 km east of Cairo

      # 55 - 2 years, male, onset date - February 7, 2009, village of Aljaddamy, Minya Governorate.

      # 56 - 2 years, male, onset date - February 25, 2009, Yousef el seddik district of Fayoum Governorate

      # 57 - 2 years, male, onset date - March 1, 2009, Ameriya, Alexandria governorate

      # 58 - 1.5 years, female, onset date - March 6, 2009, village of metropolitan Mnov Menofia Center.

      # 59 - 38 years, female, onset date - March 14, 2009, village of Al Fatah Almasrp Center Assiut Governorate

      # 60 - 2.5 years, female, onset date - March 23, 2009, Nagaa' Abou Shouk village, Dandara, Qena governorate.

      # 61 - 2 years, male, onset date - March 27, 2009, from Kom Hamada District, El Behira governorate

      # 62 - 2 years, male, onset date - March 31, 2009, from Kom Hamada District, El Behira governorate (cousin of # 61)

      # 63 - 6 years, male, onset date - March 22, 2009, from Shubra El Khema District, Al Qalyubiyah governorate. Death

      # 64 - 33 years, female, onset date - April 7, 2009, Kellin district, Kafr el-Sheik province. Death

      # 65 - 25 years, female, onset date - April 6, 2009, from Al-Marg area, Cairo governorate. Death

      # 66 - 18 mo., female, onset date - April 15, 2009, Chaabas Amir Kulain Village, Kellin district, Kafr el-Sheik province

      # 67 - 4 years, male, onset date - April 18, 2009, Akhmem, Sohag governorate.

      # 68 - 34 years, female, onset date - April 21, 2009, Tanta, Al Gharbiyah (West Province) governorate. (status unclear)

      # 69 - 5 years, female, onset date - May 9, 2009, Sohag governorate

      # 70 - 4 years, male, onset date - May 10th, 2009, Kafr Sagr, Sharqia (East Province) governorate.

      # 71 - 3 years, male, onset date - May 12th, 2009, Mahalla, Gharbia Governorate.

      # 72 - 4 years, female, onset date - May 9, 2009, Meet Ghamr, Daqahlia governorate. Death

      # 73 - 4 years, male, onset date - May 18, 2009 ,
      Dakahliya, Sohag

      # 74 - 3 years, male, onset date - May 17, 2009 - Sohag

      # 75 - 4 years, male, onset date - May 24, 2009 - Hehia District, Sharkia Governorate

      # 76 - 4 years, female, onset date - May 23, 2009 - Abo Hammad District, Sharkia Governorate

      # 77 - 1 year, female, onset date - May 25, 2009 - Dakahlia province

      # 78 - 4 years, female, onset date - May 30, 2009 - Kafr El-Shiekh District, Kafr El-Shiekh Governorate

      # 79 - 17 mos., female, onset date - June 1, 2009 - Albesartp village, Damietta Governorate

      # 80 - 4 years, female, onset date - June 5, 2009 - Delta Village - Dakahlia Province

      # 81 - 1 year, male, onset date - June 15, 2009 - Kulain, Kafr el-Sheikh province

      # 82 - child, female, onset date - July 24, 2009 - Ghazi, province of Kafr El Sheikh

      # 83 - 1.5 years, male, onset date - July 30, 2009 -
      Shebin Menofia

      # 84 - 18 - 20 mo., female, onset date - August 27, 2009 est. - Berket al-Saba, Menoufiya governorate
      Last edited by sharon sanders; May 10, 2010, 05:26 PM. Reason: changed age of #84 from 18 - 20 months

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