URGENT OUTBREAK ALERT:

Avian Influenza Update: Egypt

On 15 December 2011, the Ministry of Health and Population of Egypt has notified WHO of two cases of human infection with avian influenza A (H5N1) virus.‬‪


Investigations into the source of infection indicate that both cases had exposure to sick and dead backyard poultry (chicken and turkeys).‬‪ 


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The information provided herein is, by its nature, only general guidelines and not specific to any person’s individual situation or circumstances and is not in any way intended to replace or supplant advice or treatment that would be provided by your doctor. If you feel that you have been exposed to, or are otherwise vulnerable to, any disease or illness, please consult with your doctor as soon as practical.