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Tuesday, March 8, 2011

WHO : Avian influenza - situation in Egypt - update 45

The latest update from WHO with regards to the avian influenza situation in Egypt :

" 7 March 2011 - The Ministry of Health of Egypt has announced two new confirmed cases of human infection with avian influenza A (H5N1) virus.

The first case is a 32 year old female from Sharkia Governorate. She developed symptoms on 10 February and was hospitalized on 14 February. She is in a critical condition.

The second case is a two year old male from Kafr Elsheikh Governorate. He developed symptoms on 18 February and was hospitalized on 20 February. He is under treatment and is in a good general condition.

Investigations into the source of infection indicate that the two cases had exposure to poultry suspected to have avian influenza."

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