Two more people have died from a new strain of avian influenza, bringing to 20 the number of deaths from the H7N9 virus, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday, Reuters reported.
Chinese authorities have notified the WHO of six new cases, bringing the total to 102. Of those, 70 are still in hospital and 12 have been discharged. Five of the new cases were in Zhejiang province and one was in Shanghai.
"Until the source of infection has been identified, it is expected that there will be further cases of human infection with the virus in China," the WHO said In a statement.
At least 5 people in Iran have died after being treated with Chinese penicillin, head of Iranian Society of experts on internal diseases, doctor Iraj Khosravinia said, Young Journalists' club website reported.
"A 40 year old man with a throat disease was injected with Penicillin, after prescription from his physician," Khosravinia said.
"After the injection, he started having chills, fever, his blood pressure level dropped, and he died in 15 minutes."
About 60 per cent of Syrian refugees residing on the Turkish-Syrian border are children, Anadolu agency reported on Monday.
This shows that 10,000 out of 17,000 refugees residing at the Atma camp on the Turkish border with Syria, are children under the age of 16.
It is reported that the Turkish government has created all the necessary conditions for children living in the most difficult conditions, to continue their education. In particular, schools were constructed and teachers speaking Arabic were involved.