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Sunday, July 25, 2010

Egypt announces 110th discovered bird flu case

Via Kuna, the whole article :

" CAIRO, July 24 : Egypt on Saturday announced the 110th discovered bird flu case in the country, saying the patient's condition is "critical".

"The 20-year-old female was transferred to Sadr al-Abbasiya Hospital in Cairo, as she was suffering from high temperature and breathing difficulties," Health Ministry Spokesman Dr. Abdulrahman Shahin told reporters.

The patient has been medicated with Tamiflu and is still under supervision, he noted.

Egypt had taken preventive measures to contain the pandemic since its outbreak in 2006, including restraints on mobilizing live birds between provinces, as well as banning the slaughtering of birds outside allocated locations among other precautions."

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