Via Al-Hayat: Life - Al Amoudi's «life»: «Corona» not «B» ... and recording 6 cases in Riyadh. Excerpt and then a comment:
For his part, director of laboratories and blood banks and regional laboratory in Jeddah Governorate Dr. Saeed Al-Amoudi told «life» that the virus «Corona» did not reach the level of «epidemic» define the global scientific, explaining that he intended to «epidemic» spread of the disease among the large numbers and distributed in the form of a certain way on a specific geographic area. (more)
Among the results are reassuring and not a cause for concern, since the virus has not reached the schools, malls and other public places, pointing out that many of the lab is testing samples that have proven their safety.
And about the consequences that circulated to the media and social networking for his statement that the reason for the spread of virus «Corona» Egyptian doctor who was discovered by nearly two years, explained Al-Amoudi, the doctor discovered the virus in unsuitable conditions, as it has been in the lab is not qualified, and does not match with the standards of World Health Organization Global.
On the other hand, Ministry of Health announced yesterday, recording six cases of infected Pfyrus «Corona» in the Riyadh region, which included the first five cases, three citizens and residents, as was the case in the last resident died after being infected with Balvyrus.
Furthermore, threatened «Saudi poet» infected Pfyrus «Corona» disclose Balvyrus growing number of people and within hospitals, accusing the Ministry of Health of dishonesty and falsification of statistics.
And between the citizen poet Mohammed Aldhima who was injured Pfyrus «Corona» Finally, during his speech to «life» that was isolated at King Fahd General in Jeddah after he was infected with «Corona» he said, adding: «began to suffer from a crisis strange was the high temperature at which reached 39.9 degrees, and after tests show I infected «Corona», and suffered from high temperatures for three days ».
He explained that the tests confirmed that the virus is still in the initial case, as doctors confirmed that the supervisors of the case out of danger, and Seetmathl to heal soon, pointing out that «Health» not conducted any tests for his family or his contacts.
A couple of points: The Egyptian doctor is presumably Dr. Ali Zaki, who first identified the MERS virus and published his findings without approval from the Saudi authorities. I posted about it here, almost a year ago.