Via Al Ahram, a fairly detailed report on the case: Corona Egypt <br> up to the discovery of the first HIV infection and transmission of viruses Abbasid <br> Health Minister: No fear of the disease and treatment possible. The Google translation:
The Minister of Health, Dr. Adel infection discovery of the first case of infection Koruna emerging respiratory syndrome known as Middle Eastern, and said that the case of a young man at the age of 27 years old civil engineer who works in Saudi Arabia four years ago and lives in the city of Riyadh.
He explained that he was suspected in the case by a team of quarantine at Cairo International Airport was converted directly by ambulance to a hospital with fevers Abbasid take full precautions for infection control in the early hours of yesterday morning, the first April 25, 2014.
The patient was booked Department of quarantine ( isolation ) upon his arrival at the hospital was taking a swab from the nose and throat, and a sample of sputum and sent to the central laboratory for testing. The Minister of Health he is no reason to panic or fear of the Corona virus, noting that flu virus may be the severity of the symptoms, but it is treatable, stressing that the ministry has taken all necessary measures to deal with the infected cases.
The minister denied during his visit to the first infected with Corona and a relationship between the deaths of four children in Qana, and the emergence of this situation infected with Corona in Cairo, said Dr. Amr Qandil, head of preventive medicine : the result of the sample positive for the virus Koruna on 26 / 4 / 2014. and patients about the history of the case indicated that the patient's symptoms began in Saudi Arabia on April 22, where he was suffering from a very high temperature, cough and muscle and joint pain and fatigue in general and diarrhea.
The frequency of patient care hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, was booked condition in hospital and Analyses ( image blood and kidney functions and liver chest x-ray ) showed a picture of Radiology and the presence of pneumonia. and the patient was discharged from the hospital and asked back to Egypt, where he arrived at the airport in Cairo at 03, 21 am on 25 / 4 / 2014 he has been a debate by the patient Specialist Fever Fever Hospital Abbasid and respiratory diseases specialist hospital Abbasid They reported that the patient is suffering from pneumonia and general condition is stable.
He explained that the case was Mkhalta to the case confirmed to the corona virus and were booked at a hospital in the area of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia during the past 14 days. Was the first appearance of the disease in Saudi Arabia when they were monitoring the virus for the first time in the Kingdom in September 2012.
"Mkhalta" means contact; the implication of the last paragraph is that this young man contracted MERS in a Jeddah hospital, or was in some other kind of contact with a confirmed MERS case.