PRO/AH/EDR> Avian influenza, human (117): Egypt (MN) H5N1, 8th case in 2014 - - 11/19/2014

A 30-year-old woman from Beni Mazar Center in Minia Governorate [Al Minya], Egypt is the 8th confirmed human case of H5N1 avian influenza [AI] reported in 2014 in the North African country.According to a Egyptian Ministry of Health press statement (machine translation), the woman was exposed to sick birds (domestic breeding). The statement notes the patient exhibited symptoms on Tue 11 Nov 2014, including fever, sore throat and cough, difficulty breathing and pain in the joints. 

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