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Warning from the Ministry of Health
On 31 July, Myanmar official news papers report about fake eggs entering Myanmar through border from neighbouring countries. According to official announcement from Ministry of Health, fake eggs made by chemical means are appearing in markets along the border areas as well as some markets inside Myanmar. These eggs are similar to ordinary eggs and cannot be distinguished easily.
Made with chemical powders
According to the announcement, the white of the fake egg is made of benzoic acid, jelly, unknown chemical substance,
Myanmar health officials have confirmed the country’s ninth H1N1 patient. The last two H1N1 infected patients were coming back from abroad. One is coming back from India while the other is coming back from Malaysia. All of the H1N1 patients are doing well. Three H1N1 patients had already discharged from the hospital while six are still in the hospital. The close contacts of the patients are closely monitored. There is currently no news or announcement of community spread of H1N1 in Myanmar
Myanmar (Burma) Ministry of public health has announced that there are two more confirmed cases of H1N1 influenza in Myanmar, raising the total H1N1 infection in Myanmar to six. The two new patients are 42 year old man and his three year old daughter coming back from Australia on 16 July by Thai Airway. According to doctor Win Myint, Director General of Department of Health, all patients are doing well, and the previous four confirmed patients had been discharged from the hospital.
Myanmar official media has announced that there are now four H1N1 infected patients in Myanmar. The official media announcement stressed that all of them are coming back from abroad.
A 22 year old woman who came back from on July 12 from abroad by Thai Airways TG 305 was the latest patient to be confirmed H1N1 infected. She was referred to Infectious Disease Hospital in Waibargi (North of Yangon). All her family members are observed at her home.
In addition to the above information, the news paper
Myanmar official news television announced on 9 July of the country’s second confirmed H1N1 influenza patient. The patient is a 20 year old man, arriving from Thailand on 6 July. He did not have any signs or symptoms on the day of his arrival to Yangon International Airport. On 7 July, he became seriously ill and was admitted and sent to Wai Bar Gi Infectious
The first H1N1 influenza infected patient, a 13 year old girl, is recovering and is going to be discharged from the hospital within a few days, according to a report from RFA (Radio Free Asia).
In an interview with Dr. Win Mying, Director General of the Department of Health of Myanmar, he said other 30 contacts who are under isolation and surveillance were also discharged on 6 July.
“The patient is getting better. Temperature is also normal. We are just waiting for the treatment to be complete.