Egyptian health ministry reported that a 15-year-old Egyptian girl has died of bird flu. Nine people in Egypt have died from the H5N1 strain of avian flu since the virus first appeared in the country’s poultry in February.
The girl was admitted to a Cairo fever hospital after contracting the disease avian bird flu, on Dec. 23 and was administered the Tamiflu drug. She was put on a life support system on Saturday but she died earlier on Monday, said the Egyptian Health Ministry.
This is an update on bird flu deaths in Egypt.