Dr. Ahmed Abdel Hamid, undersecretary of the Health Ministry in Assiut, said the bird flu could be the cause of two deaths.
The Chest Hospital received the body of Mohamed Refaat, 25, suspected to have died of bird flu. “We took samples from his family to determine the cause of death,” he explained.
Another similar case was Nabahat Hussein Abdel Hakim, 31, who was taken to the Chest Hospital and given Tamiflu for treatment.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm