Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Egypt: Suspected Human Case of #H5N1 Avian Influenza in Menoufia


Detained by the Directorate of Health Affairs Menoufia Tuesday morning, a woman named Rasha Mohammed Alsnbawi (31 years old housewife) village Alaptanon inside Fever Hospital Shebin on suspicion of being infected with bird flu, and the appearance of symptoms of the disease. 

Dr. Tariq Mahlawi and Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health Menoufia, has been taking a sample of blood and sent to the central laboratory of the Ministry of Health for analysis, pointing out that the declaration of a state of emergency in all centers of the province in anticipation of the emergence of other cases.

And Dr. Mohamed Kabbani, Director of the Directorate of Veterinary Medicine, for the cause of the injury victim to exposure to dead birds, has been cleared home eligibility, and sampling of her contacts at home and take preventive measures adopted in this regard.


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