Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Egypt: Put on high alert to cope with bird flu and swine in North Sinai

North Sinai - Ashraf Sweilem said Director of Preventive Medicine in North Sinai, Dr. Mohammed Abdullah, that the Department of Preventive Medicine and all hospitals in North Sinai and Quarantine, has raised the full readiness to face the swine flu and bird flu. Abdulla was lifting the state surveillance and anticipation within hospitals, and active surveillance to monitor any cases where, especially those who have inflammation in the respiratory tract and hotter and severe symptoms nominated severe are dealing with these cases very seriously and is withdrawn sampled and sent to the laboratories of the Ministry of Health in Cairo. director added preventive medicine that samples were taken from some cases in northern Sinai, and sent samples to the laboratories of the Ministry of Health in Cairo and were all negative outcome, as we follow people from any foreign country especially on the Palestinian side and people who have contact with poultry farms or expatriates to maintain follow with preventive measures.


 For his part, Dr. Tarek Khater, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health in northern Sinai, we raised the state of emergency medical private areas bordering with eastern border private crossing "Auja" central Sinai and the Rafah crossing, through tighter preventive measures through preventive medicine and quarantine, and there scrutiny being of travelers coming from the Gaza Strip, and take preventive measures in accordance with the ministerial instructions from the Ministry of Health.

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