Egypt Independent

Woman dies of swine flu in Fayoum



Fayoum Health Directorate said a woman died of swine flu and another elderly man was admitted to a local hospital for the same reason.

According to Dr. Medhat Shokry, undersecretary of the Health Ministry in Fayoum, the woman was a 65-year-old housewife named Sayeda Abdel Baqi Mohamed. 

She was admitted to Fayoum General Hospital on 5 July after suffering a high fever and was given Tamiflu for treatment.
 
 
“She had diabetes and chest allergies,” he added. “We are examining her family as a precautionary measure.”
 
 
 
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm