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  • Egypt - MoH announces 2 new H5N1 cases - January 1, 2015, 1 died

    Health: Results of the analyzes of the central laboratory confirms positive injury case of Giza and the status of the province of Menoufia virus-N5H1
    The results of analyzes of the central laboratory in the Ministry of Health and Population injury to the case of virus-N5H1 bird flu to a child at the age of 6 years of Giza province - where he was suffering from the heat - cough, and went sick on 12/28/2014 to the Abbasid viruses were rays of the chest work and show the presence of inflammation pneumonia was suspected in the case as the flu on 12.28.2014, have emerged as a result of a positive sample of the bird flu virus labs central dated 12/30/2014, the general situation is critical for the patient. The results confirmed the injury to the N5H1 virus-old man 45 years Menofia Ashmun Center booked Fever Hospital Shebin on 12/29/2014 pneumonia and suspected flu and his health deteriorated and was placed in intensive care on a respirator. This brings the total number of cases of bird flu in 2014, 29 cases (12 cases of healing, 6 cases under treatment, 11 deaths). Therefore, calls on the Ministry of Health and Population citizens who deal with poultry immediately go to the nearest hospital for medical service in the case of the emergence of symptoms of influenza them where to receive the injured bird flu drug Tamiflu within the first 24 hours of the onset of symptoms increases cure rates of disease and reduces mortality and advises the Ministry of Health of citizens who deal with poultry exercise caution and prudence when dealing with birds, especially that shows symptoms of sick and need to take preventive measures to prevent infection, such as cover your mouth and nose when dealing with poultry, wash your hands with soap and water After dealing with the 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. Source: Media Center

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    http://www.mohp.gov.eg/News_webpart/...s3.aspx?ID=630

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    Apparently the 45 year old has died:

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    As Oanlt Ministry Health and Population for the death of the case, which had been announced yesterday, which was discovered Ashmun Monofia and infected with bird flu, a male aged 42 years,

    http://www.youm7.com/story/2015/1/2/...0#.VKa35CvF9oA

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    • #3
      Man dies from bird flu in Egypt's Menoufiya

      30 total deaths from the disease in Egypt since January 2014

      Ahram Online , Saturday 3 Jan 2015

      A 45-year-old man died of avian flu in Menoufiya in the Nile Delta on Saturday, bringing the national death toll from the disease since January last year to 30.

      The death was announced by a health ministry official in Menoufiya, Hanaa Sorour, reported Al-Ahram Arabic website.

      She said that the man was suffering from pneumonia and was referred to intensive care and placed on a ventilator until he succumbed to the disease.

      This is the second fatality caused by bird flu in the governorate over the past year, Sorour said.
      ...

      http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsCont...Menoufiya.aspx
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