KUWAITCITY/EGYPT(IAMINKUWAIT) : A strange insect that first appeared in Egypt terrified the Egyptians after it spread aggressively in three Egyptian governorates. The provinces of the Red Sea, Sinai and Suez witnessed the spread of a black insect resembling a beetle, which raised the fear of citizens, especially after the reports that its cough caused swelling of the affected area, which led to increased fears of transmission of diseases. The Egyptian authorities declared a state of emergency to confront the insect, which turned out to be a calosuma insect and attacked flocks, including the areas of Suez, South Sinai and the Red Sea. She said that the age of the insect is very short and attracted to the lighting, and therefore active in the evening only, and feed on insects and worms harmful to the soil and plants, denying the existence of any danger to human health, confirming that they produce a bad smell when you feel the danger. Dr. Tamer Mari, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health in the Red Sea, according to «Arabic. It was coordinated with the Directorate of Agriculture, the Directorate of Veterinary Medicine, the EEAA and the heads of the local units in the cities and departments to confront them. Each city was divided into squares and blocks to carry out the control process according to a timetable with the aim of eliminating them.
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