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    أنفلونزا الطيور - الوضع السائد في مصر - التحديث (منظمة الصحة العالمية، 22 فبراير 2012): مريضة H5N1 إيجابية، المنوفية

    [Source: World Health Organization, full page: (LINK). Edited.]
    Avian influenza – situation in Egypt – update



    22 February 2012


    The Ministry of Health and Population of Egypt has notified WHO of a new case of human infection with avian influenza A (H5N1) virus.‪

    The case is a 45 year-old female from Menofia governorate. She developed symptoms on 10 February 2012, received oseltamivir treatment on 17 February 2012 and is still recovering.

    The case was laboratory confirmed by the Central Public Health Laboratories; a National Influenza Center of the WHO Global Influenza Surveillance Network on 18 February 2012.

    Epidemiological investigation into the source of infection indicate that the case had exposure to backyard poultry.

    Of the 160 cases confirmed to date in Egypt, 55 have been fatal.
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    Last edited by sharon sanders; February 22, 2012, 12:58 PM. Reason: added top Arabic comment

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    Re: Avian influenza situation in Egypt update (WHO, February 22 2012): A female patient H5N1 positive, Menoufia

    It is odd that this report does not mention any hospitalization - only treatment start date.

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