Monday, January 05, 2015

Egyptian Media (And MOH) Reporting 2 New H5N1 Cases In Minya

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While no update (UPDATED: See below) has been posted on the Egyptian Ministry of Health’s website, this morning multiple media sources are reporting on two new H5N1 cases detected in Minya Governorate, along with the death of the three-year-old from Giza who was announced as Egypt’s 27th H5N1 case of 2014 last week.


Typical of the coverage today is the report below from gate.ahram.org

 

Note: the machine translation of the location of the second case in `Kuala Lampur’ seems to be an artifact of the Bing translator, Google’s translator yields `Megaga’, which I suspect actually refers to the town of Maghagha, in northern Minya Governorate.

 

Health: the death of an infected bird flu as the "Giza" and wounding two healing case

The Ministry of health and population of infection cases confirmed بڤيروس N5H1 "bird flu" from Minya.

The first case of a 30-year-old Department of Beni Mazar, where he suffered from fever, sore throat, cough, and the patient went on 31/12/2014 to viruses Beni Mazar, and the rays on the chest, indicating that he had pneumonia and suspected case as bird flu, and has emerged as a result of the sample positive for bird flu virus H5N1 in central labs in 3/1/2015 the general condition of the patient medium.

The second case of an 11-year-old from Kuala Lumpur, was suffering from fever, sore throat, cough, running nose, the patient went to the hospital in Kuala Lumpur, where viruses isolated at 1/1/2015, and a chest x-ray and found out that he was suffering from pneumonia and suspected case as bird flu, and has emerged as a result of the sample positive for bird flu virus H5N1 in central labs in 3/1/2015, and general condition of the patient was critical, and was converted to abasiyya hospital.

As the Ministry of health and population improvement and healing of the infected bird flu Cairo district of Helwan, and the death of a 3-year-old from Giza governorate administration of Sheikh Zayed.

He said that the total number of cases of bird flu during the 2015 date three cases under treatment, with 29 cases had been discovered by 2014, including 14 cases of healing, and 3 cases under treatment, and 12 deaths.

 

Just after I published this post I discovered a virtually word-for-word update on the Egyptian MOH website (see Health: central laboratory analysis results confirm positive H5N1 infection cases بڤيروس )

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