SARS-Like Virus Discovered in Egypt

SARS-Like Virus Discovered in Egypt
The first case of the SARS-like novel coronavirus was discovered in Egypt according to state television.

The patient, who is now in a hospital in the capital city, Cairo, had arrived recently in the country from Saudi Arabia, RT reported.

92 people have died of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in Saudi Arabia, the country’s Health Ministry said on its website Friday.

The virus, which can cause coughing, fever and pneumonia has a higher than 40 percent death rate among confirmed cases.

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