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Saturday, February 16, 2013
Egypt: «Health»: No injuries 'bird flu' Qalyubia
February 16, 2013 Dr. Zakaria said Abed Rabbo, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health, in Cairo, Saturday, there is no human casualties of bird flu in the governorate.
The «Abed Rabbo that the symptoms of the disease, appeared on two women, particular zones and Qalyoub have been detained in hospital admitted Abbasiyah, and sampling them, and sent to the central laboratory of the Ministry of Health, which confirmed negative samples.
The Undersecretary that was activated preventive surveillance operations in all hospitals and health units at the county level to address any cases suspected of being infected with the disease, and to take all preventive measures on them.
Dr. Adel Anwar agent Directorate of Veterinary Medicine to maintain, that it was the work of belt Veterinary after suspected injury two women, and coordination with the Directorate of Health and the local units of its villages, and take samples of poultry and sent to the Animal Health Research Institute, and the results confirmed the negative infections.