Thursday, January 22, 2015

Egypt’s MOH Confirms 21st H5N1 Case

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In yesterday’s report, Egyptian Media: 21st H5N1 Case, 6th Fatality of 2015,  I promised to update when the MOH confirmed these cases.   Overnight the MOH posted a report - with the lede being the recovery of 2 cases – but that also confirms the sixth fatality and 21st case.

 

The Ministry of health and population exodus recovery of H5N1 cases

The Ministry of health and population has announced the departure of two recovery of H5N1 "bird flu" on 20/1/2015 from the governorates of Minya and menoufia, also announced a new confirmed case of H5N1 bird flu, "بڤيروس", a case of a child of three and a half years of Asyut province, is still under treatment in hospital of korba in Cairo, as the DOH announces the death of a new status for the old lady, 36, of Cairo, bringing the total number of cases of flu Birds through 2015 so far 21 cases (8 cases of healing, 7 cases under treatment, and 6 deaths)

Therefore calls upon the Ministry of health and population of citizens who handle poultry to go immediately to the nearest hospital to receive health service if they have flu symptoms, where the infected bird flu drug Tamiflu within the first 24 hours of the onset of symptoms increases the healing rates of disease and reduces the mortality and Health Ministry advised people who deal with poultry to be careful and prudent when dealing with birds that show symptoms of the disease and the need to take preventive action to prevent such infection cover The mouth and nose when handling poultry, wash hands with SOAP and water after handling birds and children not accompany poultry or slaughter premises as well as the need to separate from living birds.

Source: Media Center

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