Infectious Diseases 2007

Infectious Diseases 2007

Egypt: Egyptian girl dies of avian influenza

Egypt 6 February, 2007 An Egyptian girl (Nouri Nadi, 17 years old) has died of avian influenza, bringing the number of confirmed deaths from the disease in Egypt to 12. The 17-year-old female from Fayyoum Governorate developed symptoms on 25 January 2007 and was initially treated for seasonal influenza. She was hospitalized on 1 February with fever and breathing difficulties, and died on 2 February.