18/06/2009 10:27  (18:31 minutes ago)
The FINANCIAL — CAIRO, An 18-month-old boy has been diagnosed with bird flu in Egypt, marking the country’s 81st confirmed human avian influenza case, a spokesman for the country’s health ministry said on June 17.

The boy from the northern Egyptian province of Kafr El-Sheikh contracted the H5N1 virus after coming into contact with infected poultry. He was hospitalized in a stable condition.

 

At least 27 people have died of avian influenza in Egypt since the deadly virus was first detected in the country in 2006. 

According to World Health Organization data, at least 262 people have died worldwide since bird flu was first discovered in 2003.

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2.Egypt:  4 detention of children for suspected bird flu

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3. Egypt: 30 friend of the family of Sudanese affected

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Japan

4. Tests confirm servicemember in Japan contracted swine flu

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Middle East

5. 39 more people diagnosed with swine flu in Israel, 2 in PA

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Puerto Rico

6. Puerto Rico site for PREPAREDNESS

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South Africa

7. South Africa: First ‘swine flu’ case confirmed

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Sri Lanka
8. Two more swine flu victims

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United States

9. California students stuck in China due to swine flu

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10. Health workers not protecting themselves from flu

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11. MI: Madison Heights cop had H1N1

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12. WI: Swine flu claims Rib Mountain girl

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13. 10-year-old New Jersey boy dies of swine flu

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14. 5 Mich. residents confirmed dead from swine flu

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15. IL–Western Springs woman’s death tied to H1N1 influenza

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16. Fourth CT resident dies from H1N1 flu

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17. Florida – H1N1 Case Confirmed In Ft. Lauderdale Camp

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18. Vaccinate kids to control H1N1 flu – researchers

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19. CDC: We’ll see flu all summer at low levels

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