Egypt has recorded another human death due to avian influenza (H5N1), bringing the current total to 150 confirmed cases and 52 fatalities, according to the World Health Organization.


A 27-year-old man from Qena governorate, Deshna district, developed symptoms on June 5 and was hospitalized. Despite treatment, he died on June 14. Investigations into the source of infection suggest that the man had exposure to poultry suspected as being infected with H5N1.