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Egypt discovers first case of sars-like coronavirus - state TV

Source: Reuters - Sat, 26 Apr 2014 12:06 GMT
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CAIRO, April 26 (Reuters) - Egypt has discovered its first case of the sars-like novel coronavirus in a patient at a Cairo hospital who recently arrived from Saudi Arabia, state TV said on Saturday.

The virus which can cause coughing, fever and pneumonia, has spread from the Gulf to Europe and has already caused dozens of deaths. (Reporting by Yasmine Saleh; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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