Egypt reports four more cases of A/H1N1 flu
Egypt reported on Sunday four more cases of influenza A/H1N1, bringing the total number of the flu in the populous country to 78, according to the Ministry of Health, Xinhua reported.
The first case is a Somali student (17) who just came with his father from Britain, the second is a British man (56) who came from London with his family, and the third and fourth are a man ( 24) and a woman (22) coming from Chile, Health Ministry Spokesman Abdel Rahman Shahine said in a statement.
The spokesman said that the health condition of the new cases is stable after proper treatment, adding that 61 of the country's total 78 cases have recovered.
Egypt reported its first A/H1N1 flu case on June 2, who was a 12-years-old Egyptian-American girl coming from the United States via the Netherlands.
Egypt, the most populous Arab country that was hit hard by the fatal bird flu in 2006, decided in late April to cull all pigs in the country to stem the highly infectious flu A/H1N1.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the disease has killed 382 people and the number of the total infected exceeded 89,921 in 125 nations and regions.