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Monday, January 24, 2011

Egyptian doctor dies of swine flu

Via Kuna :

" CAIRO, Jan 23 : An Egyptian doctor has died of swine flu, the Ministry of Health said Sunday.It said the 51-year-old doctor, from Al-Sharqiya district, northern Cairo, did not ask for medical advice when symptoms appeared had taken medication for flu by himself, Ministry spokesman Dr. Abdulrahman Shaheen said in a statement.

He said the doctor, whose name was not disclosed, was given Tamiflu but five days after symptoms started to appear.He explained that the deceased was suffering from a chronic chest inflamation caused by heavy smoking."

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