CAIRO, Dec. 25 (Xinhua) -- Egypt on Friday reported three more death cases of influenza A/H1N1, bringing the nationwide death toll to 106, said the Health Ministry in a statement.
A 35-year-old woman in Cairo and another 21-year-old woman in Alexandria died of A/H1N1 virus, said the statement, adding that both suffered from pneumonia and dyspnea.
The third case was a 35-year-old man in Assuit, 330 km south of Cairo, said the statement, adding that he suffered from severe dyspnea.
Earlier on Friday, four million doses of A/H1N1 vaccine were received at Cairo International Airport ahead of a vaccination campaign for school students starting next week, reported Egypt's MENA news agency.
Up till now, Egypt has reported more than 8,500 cases of the novel flu, according to the Health Ministry. Egypt confirmed its first influenza A/H1N1 death case on July 19. A 28-year-old Egyptian woman, who was back from Saudi Arabia after making Umrah (pilgrimage to Mecca at any time of the year), died of the flu virus.
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The most populous Arab country reported its first A/H1N1 flu case on June 2, a 12-year-old Egyptian-American girl coming from the United States via the Netherlands.
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