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Egypt - Woman hospitalized suspected bird flu - October 17, 2018

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  • Egypt - Woman hospitalized suspected bird flu - October 17, 2018

    Suspected housewife suspected of "bird flu" in Gharbia


    An official source in the Directorate of Health in Gharbiya, the detention of a housewife in the hospital Mahalat Mahala, suspected of bird flu. The source, who asked not to be named, said the case of a 30-year-old woman named SHA, a housewife, resident of Izbet Abdellah, of the village of Mitt al-Sheikh, Qutour, and that the woman arrived at a hospital in severe exhaustion, In temperature, and is suspected of being infected with bird flu. And immediately detained in the isolation room in the hospital, and taken a sample and sent to the Ministry's laboratories to confirm the positive or negative situation. An official source at the Directorate of Veterinary Medicine in Gharbia pointed out that a committee of the Veterinary Administration in Qatar moved to the residence of the woman suspected of being infected, and took a sample of the birds in her house as well as neighboring houses and sent them to veterinary laboratories for analysis. The source confirmed that the samples taken show their results within 48 hours, indicating that the West has not recorded any positive cases for years.