Egypt death toll of bird flu rises to 2 in 2015

January 14, 2015 2:25 PM

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CAIRO: A 65-year-old woman has died of H5N1 bird flu in Upper Egypt’s governorate of Asyut, marking the second death from the disease in 2015, the Health Ministry stated Tuesday.

The ministry spokesperson Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said that a 3 year-old boy, who tested positive to H5N1 in al-Behira governorate earlier this month, has been successfully treated, recovered and has left the hospital, Youm7 reported.

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