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  • ​Egypt - FAO confirms H5N1 bird flu death - Fayoum governorate - February 25, 2017 - Possible family cluster

    First 2017 death from bird flu in Fayoum: Health Ministry

    Sat, 25/02/2017 - 15:20

    Al-Masry Al-Youm

    A 48-year-old Egyptian man has died from the H5N1 strain of bird flu, the Health Ministry said on Saturday, the first victim of the virus this year.

    The head of Fayoum Heath Directorate Hisham al-Shennawy said Saturday that the victim died while receiving treatment at Abbassia Hospital for Fevers in Cairo.

    He added that the victim is a laborer from Tawfikia village near Sinnuris city. He had been earlier admitted to the city’s general hospital suffering from a high fever and flu symptoms.

    The man was transferred to Fayoum Chest Diseases Hospital where medical samples were collected and sent to the central labs of the Health Ministry. Results showed that he was infected with bird flu, upon which he was transferred to Abbassia Hospital for Fevers where he died.

    Samples from relatives and close family members of the deceased laborer are being examined to find out if any of them have been infected, Shennawy said in a statement.
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  • #2
    2nd source.




    Statement of Health: the death of the first citizen infected with bird flu in Fayoum Governorate

    Saturday, February 25, 2017 15:25

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    He wrote Walid Abdul Salam

    The Ministry of Health and Population has announced the death of the first confirmed case of H5N1 bird flu in 2017, a man aged 84 (probably 48) years from Fayoum governorate.

    Said Dr. Khalid Mujahid, the Ministry of Health official spokesman, in a press release on Saturday that the ministry calls upon Bmoatnn who are dealing with the birds to go immediately to the nearest hospital for the health service in the event of the appearance of flu symptoms to them, pointing to the need to mention their exposure or Achtthm or dealings with any type of birds so that the physician give appropriate treatment against bird flu, "a drug Almtamnal" during the first 78 hours of the onset of symptoms, which increases the chances of recovery from the disease.

    And advises the Ministry of Health of citizens when dealing with birds, especially that appeared symptoms of satisfying the need to take precautionary measures to reduce infection opportunities such as covering the mouth and nose and wash your hands with soap and water after handling birds or during the slaughtering process and also not to take the children places of breeding birds with the need to separate the birds living quarters.

    http://www.youm7.com/story/2017/2/25...%D9%85/3118228


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    Veterinary Medicine Fayoum confirms: positive injury citizen of bird flu

    Saturday, February 25, 2017 11:08




    Fayoum - Rabab Galy

    Dr. Musa Sulaiman, Director General of Veterinary Medicine, said in Fayoum governorate in particular for "The Seventh Day" statement, that after the receipt of a signal to the Directorate of Veterinary Medicine reports that analyzes the central laboratory Boish health, positively confirmed the injury citizen, "Ashraf Abdul Baqi Mukhaimar" 48 years of avian birds, and that he mixes with farm birds, and moved to a larger committee of veterinary medicine to the village, and many of the actions taken to control the epicenter of the disease.

    He said Undersecretary of the Ministry of Veterinary Medicine in Fayoum, it is normal to be informed of the Directorate in the case of the detention of suspected cases of the disease, but this case has not been reported to the Directorate only after the tests proved positive patient infected with the virus.

    Musa Sulaiman pointed out that he was going to the farm, which he mixes with the patient bird them, show that it has sold the bird about a month ago and there is only a handful of birds and Junk, was executed, has also been sampling from all the houses of the village, as are bird is vaccinated infected.

    The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Veterinary Medicine in Fayoum, that there is a commission of inquiry for 21 days all the homes in the village, and that he is dealing with the focus with all caution, pointing out that it has not reached yet the detention of any other cases of the village residents on suspicion of contracting the disease.

    The source of the Directorate of Health, that the situation was detained al-Sadr hospital for several days suspected of being infected with the disease, the samples were taken from him and sent to labs central Ministry of Health, confirmed the positive results of the analyzes hit by the virus

    http://www.youm7.com/story/2017/2/25...%D8%B1/3117748


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    • #3
      Bird flu back again .. the death of the first HIV-positive case in 2017 in Fayoum .. Health: the withdrawal of blood samples from the family of the deceased for analysis .. brother: doctors confirmed his injury and pulmonary disease .. Governor: Veterinary Medicine demanded an urgent report

      Saturday, February 25, 2017 15:52


      Saw the Fayoum governorate, on Saturday, the death of the first infected bird flu case in 2017, the citizen has to work 48 years in the village of compromise Senoras Center, where the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health in Fayoum, Dr. Hisham El Shenawy The death was announced Ocharf.a.m, pointing out that he was book Status General Hospital suffering from symptoms of a cold and high temperature, and was transferred to a hospital in Fayoum chest and took samples from him and sent to labs central Cairo, which has proven its results being infected with bird flu was transferred to the Abbasid Fever, where he died.

      He explained Dr. Shenawy - that medical teams managed Preventive Medicine Department of Health got samples of the blood of his contacts from family and neighbors to be sent to labs central Ministry of Health statement be positive for the disease or not, as well as the sterilization of the epicenter of the disease and the withdrawal of samples from all birds houses of the village through the Veterinary Medicine.
      For his part, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine in Fayoum, Dr. Musa Sulaiman said: "It was found that the deceased was working on a farm for breeding ducks, and to obtain a sample of the" Sblh "farm confirmed positive tests for the disease, has been carrying out the instructions of the General Authority for Veterinary Services vaccinate healthy birds and the execution of nearby birds from the infected farm


      He Undersecretary of the Ministry of Veterinary Medicine in Fayoum that it is natural to inform the Directorate if the detention of suspected cases of the disease, but this case has not been reported to the Directorate only after the tests proved positive patient infected with the disease.
      Musa Sulaiman pointed out that he was going to the farm, which he mixes with the patient of bird and found it had sold the bird about a month ago and there were only a few of the birds and the garbage was executed has also been sampling from all the village houses were birds that were positive samples are currently being executed immunization around the houses of the village and around the village and its neighboring villages are also birds is infected with the disease immunization.

      The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Veterinary Medicine in Fayoum that there is a commission of inquiry for 21 days all the homes in the village and that he is dealing with the focus very carefully pointing out that it has not reached yet the detention of any other cases of the village residents on suspicion of being infected with the disease.

      He says Ragab Abdel Kader brother of the deceased in a statement the "seventh day" that his brother had been working on the bandwagon to sell beans is married and reliable four children did not mix any birds, only birds at his home a few numbers, like all the houses of the village and near his home there Mzratan poultry and are mediating our house all but no one was hurt from the village of the disease and we all expect that the cause of the injury my brother is having a waterway which mediates our house received birds and dead animals and I think that the epidemic was caused by this waterway.

      He pointed deceased brother that a few days ago appeared on his brother symptoms of severe heat and joint pain, sore throat and they went him to the doctors and they told us that he is suffering from lung and we went to the detention hospital chest sample was taken from him and sent to labs central Ministry of Health and then told us that people infected with bird flu with the deterioration his case was transferred to the hospital for a fever, where he died yesterday evening.

      Rajab confirmed that the daughter of the deceased brother Noor hospital dietary held in Fayoum on suspicion of being infected with the same disease, calling for officials of the need to cover this waterway to eliminate this epidemic before its spread among the people of the village.

      For his part, Dr. Jamal Sami governor of Fayoum, said in a special statement for the "seventh day," he demanded of Veterinary Medicine and the Department of Health to maintain an urgent report on the incident and the procedures that have been followed for Immunization and eliminate the epicenter of the disease.

      Dr. Adel Othman, director Senoras Central Hospital confirmed that an isolation ward at the hospital does not have any cases being held on suspicion of being infected with bird flu.

      http://www.youm7.com/story/2017/2/25...%D8%B3/3118126

      "May the long time sun
      Shine upon you,
      All love surround you,
      And the pure light within you
      Guide your way on."

      "Where your talents and the needs of the world cross, lies your calling."
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      “In a gentle way, you can shake the world.”
      Mohandas Gandhi

      Be the light that is within.

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      • #4
        FAO confirmation:


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        http://empres-i.fao.org/empres-i/2/o...k=224264&rss=t



        "May the long time sun
        Shine upon you,
        All love surround you,
        And the pure light within you
        Guide your way on."

        "Where your talents and the needs of the world cross, lies your calling."
        Aristotle

        “In a gentle way, you can shake the world.”
        Mohandas Gandhi

        Be the light that is within.

        Comment


        • #5
          Other recent threads about Fayoum:


          Egypt - Poultry farm fire kills 10,000 chickens in Fayoum - February 19, 2017

          Egypt - FAO: H5N1 in duck and turkey - Fayoum governorate - February 23, 2017


          "May the long time sun
          Shine upon you,
          All love surround you,
          And the pure light within you
          Guide your way on."

          "Where your talents and the needs of the world cross, lies your calling."
          Aristotle

          “In a gentle way, you can shake the world.”
          Mohandas Gandhi

          Be the light that is within.

          Comment

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