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Woman's death lifts Egypt bird flu toll to 22

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posted on Apr, 11 2008 @ 01:34 PM
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Woman's death lifts Egypt bird flu toll to 22


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CAIRO, April 11 (Reuters) - An Egyptian woman died of bird flu on Friday, the 22nd fatality and the 49th case of the disease among humans in Egypt, the state news agency MENA said.

Wala Ahmed Abdel Galil, 30, from the northeast Cairo suburb of Mataria, fell ill after coming into contact with sick domestic birds, the agency said, quoting the Ministry of Health.
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posted on Apr, 11 2008 @ 01:34 PM
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Five million households depend on poultry for food. As Bird Flu spreads and poses a greater threat those birds will be culled and just in Egypt alone 5 million families will lose their main diet. When you throw in the ongoing Bread Crisis there the future looks very bleak for Egypt.

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