Seventh Human Succumbs to Bird Flu in Egypt

by Savitha C Muppala on  October 31, 2006 at 4:31 PM Bird Flu News
RSS Email Print This Page Comment bookmark
Font : A-A+

Seventh Human Succumbs to Bird Flu in Egypt
Egypt has recorded the seventh human death due to bird flu, according to the recent communiqué by the Health Ministry.

Health ministry spokesperson Abdel Rahman Shaheen said "It is the seventh death due to bird flu. The lady contracted the disease while slaughtering domestic poultry, and was taken to hospital on October 4 after suffering from fever."

Egypt has been in the line of fire, being in the path of the migratory birds, that has made it the worst hit non-Asian country since the onset of the epidemic in 2003. The world health organization has estimated that more than 150 people have succumbed to the disease due to the virulent H5N1 strain.

Source: Medindia
SAV

Post a Comment

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
Notify me when reply is posted
I agree to the terms and conditions

More News on:

Bird Flu Flu Swine Flu 

News A - Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

News Search

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Find a Doctor

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store

News Category

News Archive

Loading...