CAIRO – Editor Masrawy – Dr. Abdel Rahman Shahin, official spokesman, media adviser to the Ministry of Health for the death of Salah Rajab, a gift of a 25-year-old from Cairo Governorate Lawn respiratory failure.

Shaheen said that the total number of deaths has reached to 25 cases since the beginning of the emergence of bird flu in Egypt in 2006 until the death of this situation, which is the second case during 2009.

Ms. deceased had developed symptoms on April 6 came on the impact of Ain Shams University Hospital on April 11 with a high temperature, difficulty breathing after exposure to dead birds suspected of being infected with bird flu .. and as soon as suspicion of being infected with the disease were given the drug Tamiflu and their health was critical.

The majority of injuries were recorded in Egypt is due to mixing with the poultry, especially that five million Egyptian families raise poultry in their homes.

The WHO is concerned at the possibility that some Egyptians were infected with the virus without showing symptoms.  

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