Via the Saudi Gazette: Egypt probes suspected MERS death. Excerpt:
Egyptian authorities are investigating whether a 60-year-old woman who has died in the city of Port Said had the SARS-like Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). If confirmed, it would be Egypt’s first death from the virus.
The woman had recently returned from Umrah, Helmi El-Efni, a Health Ministry official from the city on the Suez Canal, said on Monday.