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Algeria: Media report of a coronavirus MERS death in a Algerian Umrah pilgrim in Annaba

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  • Algeria: Media report of a coronavirus MERS death in a Algerian Umrah pilgrim in Annaba


    Annaba enregistre son premier cas de d?c?s
    Par Wahida BAHRI - Samedi 30 Aout 2014

    Google translation:

    Annaba records its first death
    By Wahida BAHRI - Saturday, August 30, 2014

    The victim reached coronavirus (Mers-CoV) was guided by the services of the Ibn Rushd hospital to Ibn Sina Hospital, where she died in the night yesterday after a three-day hospitalization, the department of infectious diseases, as we have learned from medical sources. According to our source, the victim (BB) 74 years died following acute hemorrhage, one of the symptoms of coronavirus. The old woman had returned recently from Saudi Arabia where she had performed Umrah. A series of medical examinations and blood samples were taken from him; which confirmed the diagnosis, before she died in the emergency department of the University Hospital Ibn Sina, said our source. Entry in total stealth and with very stringent sanitary measures, the family of the victim will suffer in turn, all medical examinations.
    Necessary according to the same source, to avoid contamination extent we Has it revealed. Furthermore, it should be noted that health services CHU Annaba, imposed a terrible blackout on the case, or rather on the case of the coronavirus, which did not allow us to get in touch with these services in order to better understand the specifics of this dangerous disease. This means that instead of contributing to the popularization and awareness of this devastating epidemic, the health sector work to place the case in epidemiological top secret and treats them with the utmost discretion. However, it should be noted that Algeria is on his third death related coronavirus. Two men, aged 66 and 59, who had traveled to Saudi Arabia for performing Umrah, had been contaminated and die shortly after their return in the month of May.