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Avian Influenza (Human) in Egypt

03 Dec 2014

The Ministry of Health for Egypt has reported three deaths from H5N1 avian influenza virus infection in the past week. Thus far in 2014, 11 laboratory confirmed human cases of H5N1 avian influenza have been reported in Egypt. The most recent fatal cases were a 40-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman from the central province of Minya, and a 25-year-old woman from Beni Suef.

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