Infectious Diseases 2008

Infectious Diseases 2008

Egyptian child positive to H5N1

Egypt 11 March, 2008 The Ministry of Health and Population of Egypt has announced a new human case of avian influenza A(H5N1) virus infection. The case is an 8-year-old male from Etsa District, Fayum Governorate. He was hospitalized with symptoms on 3 March. He is receiving treatment and is in a stable condition.