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Egypt - MoH announces H5N1 bird flu case update on 3 cases - March 18, 2015

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  • Egypt - MoH announces H5N1 bird flu case update on 3 cases - March 18, 2015

    Health: Results of the analyzes of the central laboratory confirms positive injury Bڤers (H5N1)
    The Ministry of Health confirmed cases Bڤers case (H5N1) avian influenza,

    a child at the age of one and half years of the province of the lake and is still under treatment. It also declares the Ministry of Health on out and heal two new confirmed bird flu and are the

    first case of a woman, aged 43, from the province of Giza

    second case of a woman, aged 35, from Qena province,

    bringing the total number of cases under treatment at hospitals and the Ministry of Health, 11 cases - therefore calls upon 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 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 advises the Ministry of Health of citizens who deal with poultry to exercise caution and prudence when dealing with birds, especially that shows the symptoms and the need to take preventive measures to prevent infections such as covering the 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. Source: Media Center

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    I am not adding these cases to the FT case list because they may already included in the cases announced by the FAO on March 16. In addition, one case may be already defined and listed:

    75) Egypt - Female, 43, Giza

    Hopefully the WHO will issue a new update soon.