Mers coronavirus case in Qatar
RIYADH (AFP) - Health authorities in Qatar on Tuesday announced the first case of Middle East respiratory syndrome (Mers) coronavirus in the Gulf state, with a 59-year-old man infected.
The patient, a Qatari, is in stable condition, they said.
Another Qatari with the infection died in a London hospital on June 28.
The virus has killed 46 since September worldwide, 39 of them in Saudi Arabia which neighbours Qatar.