Previously posted yesterday on this situation, here.
A number of flu cases reported recently in Libya are found to be of the
type H1 N1 virus that leads to death when not treated properly, the
Director of the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Mohamed
Aboughalia told journalists in Tripoli Tuesday morning.
cases so far have reached 29 cases. Five deaths have been reported
including one in Tripoli, one in Zawia and three in Darna in eastern
Infected cases are distributed on Libyan cities to be six
in Darna, two in Benghazi, three in Baiyda, one in Marj, three in
Misurata, two in Khums, 10 in Tripoli and two in Zawia.
Three cases in Tripoli have been diagnosed as being infected with the H1 N1 virus while the remaining cases are being tested.
He said Tamiflu medicine and spray ampoules have been distributed to all NCDC branches in the country.