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  • Egypt: Damietta girl is 85th bird flu patient

    85 of human infection with bird flu and a high incidence of swine flu virus

    Health 29/08/2009

    Cairo - 29 - 8 (KUNA) - Egyptian health authorities announced today the No. 85 of human infection from bird flu since the disease appeared in Egypt until now.

    The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Public Health for preventive Dr. Amr Kandil told reporters that the new infection is a girl 14 years old from the village of Damietta (North Delta) as a result of coming into contact with infected domestic birds.

    He pointed out that after the onset of symptoms and high temperature, cold and cough has been reserved girl in the hospital and give it proper treatment of the drug "Tamiflu", stressing that their health was good and stable.

    The bird flu has appeared in Egypt in February 2006 and resulted in the deaths of 27 cases.

    On the other hand revealed Spokesman for the Ministry of Health, Dr. Abdel-Rahman Shahin said the emergence of 13 new cases of HIV (HIV 1 that 1) is known internationally as the swine flu, bringing the total cases since the disease appeared in Egypt last June and so far 716 cases.

    He said in a press statement released here today that among the cases, 12 cases of Egyptians, including two cases coming from Saudi Arabia and the state coming from Libya and 8 cases associated with infectious positive cases detected by the case not linked epidemiologically.

    And the Shaheen, said that cases of recovery amounted to 579 and the status of the case and one death and the rest of the cases are receiving treatment in hospitals and their conditions are all stable and healthy new ones.

    source: kuna.net

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    Re: Egypt: Damietta girl is 85th bird flu patient

    No. 85 infection of bird flu and 13 new cases PIGS
    Sunday, August 30th, 2009


    Confirmed on 29 / 8 / 2009 No. 85 human cases of bird flu since the disease appeared in Egypt, a 14-year-old girl from the Kafr Saad, Damietta as a result of coming into contact with infected domestic birds.

    On the other hand the Ministry of Health announced the discovery of 13 new cases of swine flu cases rise to 716 if cured of which 579 died in one case.

    Said Dr.. Abdel-Rahman Shahin, official spokesman of the Ministry that the detected cases, including 12 Egyptians, including two cases coming from Saudi Arabia and 8 associated with infectious cases of a positive precedent.

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