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Saudi disease prevention center says no cases of coronavirus in Saudi

CAIRO – (Reuters) – The Saudi Center For Disease Prevention And Control tweeted on Thursday that there were: “No cases of the novel coronavirus(2019-nCoV)in Saudi Arabia so far.”

Saudi Arabia has started screening passengers arriving from China and has taken other preventive measures following the outbreak of the new coronavirus in China, the kingdom’s health ministry said on Wednesday.

Reporting by Alaa Swilam; Editing by Hugh Lawson

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