Via GulfNews.com: Emirati dies from coronavirus infection. Excerpt:
Despite the death of another Emirati from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (Mers-CoV) infection, health officials stressed that there is no cause for concern about the disease yet.
The latest victim was a 64-year-old man from Abu Dhabi, and according to an official at the UAE Infection Control Committee, he succumbed to the infection on Sunday (March 30). The UAE Ministry of Health accordingly notified the World Health Organisation (WHO) about the case.
According to the official, the patient had had direct contact with camels, and also suffered from underlying conditions, including diabetes and hyperlipidemia. He was being treated at a public hospital at the capital when he passed away.
His death follows that of a 40-year-old Omani resident in Abu Dhabi on March 24, and the infection of another Emirati man aged 49 years who had had contact with a previously-infected farm owner.