Filipina dies of Mers virus in Saudi

17 Sep


MANILA, Philippines – A 41-year-old Filipina nurse in Riyadh died August 29 of Mers, a new respiratory disease monitored worldwide but has hit Saudi Arabia worst.

The Philippine embassy in Riyadh obtained a medical report confirming that the Filipina “tested positive for the corona virus before her death,” said Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) spokesman Raul Hernandez on Tuesday, September 17.

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