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Russia tightens health measures on flights from Egypt following spread of unknown disease

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The Russian supervisory authority has tightened health measures on flights from Egypt following the emergence of a mysterious disease, the Tass news agency reported.

Health control and quarantine measures on flights from Egypt have been strengthened due to the spread of an unknown disease in Upper Egypt, a statement from the Russian supervisory authority said.

Egyptian TV host Amr Adib on Saturday reported that 200 people in Qena governorate were infected with a strange disease which symptoms included high fever, headache, fatigue, and stomach pain.

During his show on the “al-Hekaya” (The Story) show on MBC Masr, Adib said that the Ministry of Health and Population moved and took urgent measures into the matter.

The Egyptian Ministry of Health issued a statement on Sunday, after 250 people from the village of al-Aleqat, Qena Governorate, came down with symptoms from a mysterious disease of unknown cause.

The Egyptian Health Ministry in its statement explained that the symptoms that patients suffer from do not form a unified pattern, range from mild to moderate, and do not require hospitalization.

The post Russia tightens health measures on flights from Egypt following spread of unknown disease appeared first on Egypt Independent.

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