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.
Source : Egypt Independent