May 6, 2013
The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health for public health Dr. Ziad ميمش,, that «the ministry will provide support to the Health Affairs in Al-Ahsa in all matters relating Pfyrus« Corona »», adding that «we are in constant contact with them 24 hours».
In turn, the spokesman for the Ministry of Health, Dr. Khaled Marghalani, that «the number of people infected Pfyrus« Corona »13 so far, all in the province of Al-Ahsa only, and there are living in other regions. While he did not specify the reasons for the spread of the virus in Al-Ahsa.
While he did not specify the reasons for the spread of the virus in Al-Ahsa. He said: «The cause is unknown until now, stressing that the Ministry of Health« taken all the necessary precautions to prevent the spread of this virus. He said that all the infected cases «limited in only one hospital.
The spokesman for the Ministry of Health, that there is a virus «Corona» New differs in the form of a clear, in terms of genetic virus that causes the «SARS», pointing out that they are conducting now, «follow-up tests that have undergone have infected cases, and when completed will be a clearer picture ». And about the symptoms of the disease, Marghalani explained, it «included based on the detected cases, respiratory symptoms sharp and وخيمة, accompanied by fever, cough, and shortness and difficulty in breathing.
He reviewed the methods of infection, based on information available to date, explaining that «there is no evidence determine how moving from one person to another. The «The Ministry of Health, together with its partners in the international organizations, including the World Health Organization (WHO), to learn more about the modes of transmission, including the possibility of moving from the way of animals.
He pointed out that the issue of the installation of the detectors 'Virus' in Saudi airports 'useless' from the scientific point of view, as some cases have nothing to do with travel. The ministry said in a statement yesterday that «the most infected cases Pfyrus the Corona simple, although the most prominent symptoms of high temperature, and body aches, sore throat, and cough nominated, as these symptoms continue for days and then disappear.