Infectious Diseases 2006

Infectious Diseases 2006

Egyptian girl dies of avian influenza

25 December, 2006

A 15-year-old girl died today from the H5N1 strain of avian influenza. The girl was admitted to a hospital on Dec. 20 after being diagnosed with the disease.
Her death brought to nine the number of people who have died in Egypt after contracting the deadly strain. The girl is part of a family cluster of avian influenza.
Is Egypt turnning into another Indonesia ?