CAIRO, Jan 3 (KUNA) -- Egypt's Health Ministry has reported on Monday the
first bird flu death case in 2011, bringing the total number of fatalities up
to 40 since the disease broke out in the country in 2006.
A 40-year-old man died of bird flu in al-Duqhalia Governorate northern the
capital Cairo earlier today, Spokesman for the Ministry Abdulrahman Shahin
said in news remarks.
Egypt has now reported a total of 119 bird flu cases. (end)
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