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Volume 24, Number 2—February 2018

Containment of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A(H5N1) Virus, Lebanon, 20161

Zeina E. FarahComments to Author , Omaya Khatib, Sahar Hamadeh, Khadija Ahmad, Bassel El Bazzal, Pierre Zalloua, Walid Ammar, and Nada Ghosn

Author affiliations: Ministry of Public Health, Bekaa, Lebanon (Z.E. Farah, O. Khatib, S. Hamadeh, K. Ahmad); Ministry of Agriculture, Beirut, Lebanon (B. El Bazzal); Lebanese American University, Beirut (P. Zalloua); Ministry of Public Health, Beirut (W. Ammar, N. Ghosn)

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Table 2

Reported signs/symptoms of 41 persons with suspected cases of infection with highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N1) virus, Lebanon, 2016

Sign/symptom No. (%)
Coryza 27 (65.9)
Cough 24 (58.5)
Sore throat 18 (43.9)
Dyspnea 11 (26.8)
Fever 7 (17.1)

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1Preliminary results from this study were presented at the Mediterranean Programme for Intervention Epidemiology Training Annual Scientific Conference, December 6–8, 2016, Marrakech, Morocco.

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