CAIRO, March 6 (KUNA) -- Egyptian Chief of Health Affairs department in
Cairo Dr. Naibal Abdul-Qader denied on Friday reports on emergence of two
cases of bird flu in the Egyptian capital, excluding one case of a child who
tested positive in Faiyum province.
Abdul-Qadir said in a press release that all suspected cases of the disease
were in two hospitals, adding that laboratory results proved that the two
cases were tested negative, disregarding rumors that the samples of those two
cases were positive.
The only exceptional case was of a two-year old child from Faiyum province,
who was under treatment at hospital, the statement added. (end)
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