Wuhan virus: India says nurse in Saudi not infected with China virus
NEW DELHI (AFP) - An Indian nurse working in Saudi Arabia has tested positive for coronavirus, but with a different strain from the one wreaking havoc in China, Delhi’s consulate in Jeddah said on Thursday (Jan 23).
Quoting Tarik Al Azraqi, chairman of the Scientific Regional Infection Control Committee in Aseer Region, the consulate tweeted that the woman “is suffering from Mers-CoV & not 2019-NCoV (Wuhan).”
Earlier, India’s minister of state for foreign affairs V. Muraleedharan had said that the woman had tested positive for the same respiratory virus that has killed 18 people in China.……
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