Infectious Diseases 2006

Infectious Diseases 2006

Egypt: New avian influenza-infected area reported in northern Egypt

17 November, 2006

Egypt reported on Thursday (16/11) a new avian influenza-striken area in the north of the country where domestic birds were tested positive for the deadly H5N1 strain of the avian influenza virus.
The area is located in Manshyat Sultan district in al-Menofiya governorate, 65 km north of Cairo (Xinhua).