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Egypt - MoH announces 1 new bird flu H5N1 case and 1 death of previously known case - January 22, 2015

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  • Egypt - MoH announces 1 new bird flu H5N1 case and 1 death of previously known case - January 22, 2015

    The Ministry of Health and Population for two out Chweemn H5N1 virus
    Ministry of Health announced the exit two Chweemn virus H5N1 "bird flu" dated 01/20/2015 of the governorates of Minya and Menoufia, also announces wounding new cases of uncertain virus-H5N1 "bird flu", a condition of a child at the age of three and a half years of the province Assiut and still under hospital Bakry Menashe Cairo therapy, also declares the Ministry of Health on the status of new death, a condition for the old lady 36 years of the Cairo governorate, bringing the total number of cases of bird flu during 2015 so far 21 cases (8 cases of healing 0.7 cases under treatment, and 6 deaths) therefore calls on the Ministry of Health to 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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    The MoH count of their announced cases is off by 2. They have actually confirmed 23 cases so far in 2015, not 21.