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  • Egypt - Sohag health warns on citizens about direct contact with live poultry after another person is a new suspected H5N1 bird flu case - confirmed

    Health Sohag warns citizens from dealing directly with "live poultry"

    Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 11:04 Poultry - archival Sohag - Amr behind Dr. Mohamed Abdel Aal, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health in Sohag, said the Directorate raised the maximum preparedness and emergency, after suspicion of an old lady, 43, injured, and evaluate Belina disease center of bird flu, has been transferred to the fever hospital in Sohag and work analyzes necessary to increase the number of cases even Now the disease to 5 cases. He said Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health in a statement to the "seventh day", the Directorate warns citizens in the villages and centers of dealing directly with live poultry, and not to touch them, in addition to the interest of public hygiene, urging citizens who feel the symptoms of the disease orientation immediately to the hospital for tests necessary for them. It is noteworthy that the Department of Health in Sohag has made ​​in coordination with the Directorate of Veterinary Medicine in Sohag to work awareness seminars in the districts and villages of the peasants, how to deal with the birds, in addition to the Directorate of Veterinary Medicine took samples from birds to cope with the disease.


    http://www.youm7.com/story/2014/12/2...92#.VJcHFF4DQI

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    Home Breaking News "Health": rising casualties bird flu case in Sohag to 21

    Monday, December 22, 2014 - 22:52 Bird Flu - archival Wrote Walid Abdul Salam The Ministry of Health and Population of Egypt, in the injury of a new case of virus-N5H1 Bird Flu citizen at the age of 42 years old from Sohag management Sohag Governorate, where symptoms started him on December 14 and went to seek treatment Fever Hospital Sohag on December 20, where he was suffering from fever and cough and reported being exposed and handling of dead birds on a farm owned was suspected case and detained in hospital fevers Sohag on the same day and found to be intact chest x-ray. The Ministry of Health and Population of Egypt in a statement this evening, it was given the infected Tamiflu anti-influenza virus emerged as a result of a positive sample for the avian influenza virus H5N1 labs Central on 22 Dec. general condition is good and stable for the patient. The Ministry of Health and Population of Egypt and added that bringing the total number of cases of bird flu in 2014, so far 21 cases (8 cases of healing of 0.4 cases under treatment, and 9 deaths.) and praised the Ministry of Health Egyptian population by the owner's being communicated in the deaths of birds in his farm and heading to the request of the health service early what help stabilize his condition and give him the necessary treatment. It called on the Ministry of Health and Population of Egypt citizens who deal with poultry reporting cases of mortality to the Veterinary Medicine departments and go immediately to the nearest hospital for health service in the case of the emergence of symptoms of influenza them, where that had infected the bird flu drug Tamiflu within the first 24 hours of the onset of symptoms increases the cure rates of disease and reduces mortality. and advised the Ministry of Health and Population citizens who deal with poultry exercise caution and prudence when dealing with Birds, especially that shows the symptoms and the need to take preventive measures to prevent infection to occur, such as the need to cover your mouth and nose when dealing with poultry, wash your hands with soap and water after handling birds and not to take children to places of birds breeding or slaughter, as well as the need to separate the birds from the living quarters.


    http://www.youm7.com/story/2014/12/2...27#.VJjPIF4DQI

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