Infectious Diseases 2006

Infectious Diseases 2006

Egypt: Seventh Egyptian dies of avian influenza

30 October, 2006

An Egyptian woman died of avian influenza on 30 October, bringing the total number of human deaths in Egypt to seven.
The victim was a woman from the Nile Delta town of Samanoud. The woman is a 39-year-old Hanan Aboul Magd, was admitted to hospital with a high temperature and respiratory trouble on Oct. 4 and was confirmed on 11 October.
Her death brings the total number of Egyptians who have been killed by the disease to seven. All victims have been female.