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  • Novel Coronavirus, Italy: Ministry of Health confirms two additional cases linked to the first patient (June 1 2013)

    [Source: Italy Ministry of Health, full page in Italian: (LINK).]

    Novel Coronavirus, two additional confirmed cases in Italy

    Press Release

    -- The cases are close contacts of the first confirmed patient; both are currently in stable condition;

    -- The Ministry of Health is following the situation closely.


    Tuscany Region informed this afternoon the Ministry of Health of the confirmation of two previously suspected cases, already under surveillance because part of the close contacts of the first confirmed case.

    Both have developed clinical respiratory symptoms of the disease and are currently in stable condition.

    Laboratory tests performed by Regional Health Authorities and by the National Institute of Health confirmed the infection with the Coronavirus of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV).

    The cases are a two year old female (a family member of the index case), and a coworker of the same patient.

    Both patients are hospitalized under isolation in Florence hospitals.

    Human transmission between persons who stayed in close contacts with confirmed patients has been documented elsewhere in Europe in familiar or nosocomial environment.

    The Ministry of Health is following closely the situation and remains in close contacts with the Regional health authorities.

    1 June 2013


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    Re: Novel Coronavirus, Italy: Ministry of Health confirms two additional cases linked to the first patient (June 1 2013)

    Up to three new Sars cases. I am the granddaughter of a few months and a patient's colleague Jordan admitted Tuesday to a hospital in Florence. Both were subject under health supervision because entered into close contact with the man suffering from Mers. The confirmation comes from the Ministry. Up to three cases. One is the granddaughter of Jordan's 45 year old patient who is hospitalized Tuesday at Florence's Careggi hospital. The baby girl of one and a half years is admitted to the Meyer children's Centre in isolation. In the evening came the results of tests that confirmed the presence of the virus then the Mers, contagion. The exams will be repeated by the Istituto superiore di Sanità for final confirmation. The small had disease symptoms: coughing and fever. It would have been in contact with his uncle on Sunday, then Monday, the man went to work returning in the evening. In the morning the hospitalization. The other infected is a colleague: the Jordanian citizen working in a hotel in Florence.
    Under control for contact with the first patient with Mers we are 43 people, a number that is growing. Among them, the man's brother, who had health care these days. The Ministry is working to alert passengers in flights traveled with him from Amman in Vienna, from Vienna to Bologna and Bologna to Florence. The controls relate to travellers who were in its own row or in both front and back.



    http://firenze.repubblica.it/cronaca...2/?ref=HREC1-2

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      Re: Novel Coronavirus, Italy: Ministry of Health confirms two additional cases linked to the first patient (June 1 2013)

      About 15 between doctors and nurses are under observation, in Florence, after coming into contact with the 45-year-old man who turns out to be the first Italian case of the new Coronavirus, the so-called new Sars. The patient is a Jordanian of Palestinian origin, who lives in Italy but had recently been in Jordan. Now hospitalized in isolation in hospital Careggi in Florence, in good condition. One of his sons seems to have a flu not better specified. The shelter, in Italy, the 45 year old had high fever, coughing and signs of respiratory distress.


      http://www.atuttadestra.net/index.php/archives/197790

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        Re: Novel Coronavirus, Italy: Ministry of Health confirms two additional cases linked to the first patient (June 1 2013)

        Have risen to three cases of coronavirus in Florence, it's an Italian woman of 40 years and a child of one and a half years who had had contact with the first infected, a Jordan of 45 years. The small is the nephew of man, while the woman was a co-worker. The three are being treated in isolation in a hospital in Florence, but their condition is not of concern. Have been carried out on other people who had come into contact with the sick, relatives and colleagues. overall, about fifty people. The two adults are admitted to the Hospital of Careggi Florence. The man is almost healed, doctors explained. Improve the condition of the baby girl, who is hospitalized at the Meyer children's Hospital. the head of the Department of infectious and tropical diseases of the Aou Careggi, Alessandro's Bartoloni, told Ansa that 'so far the data are good, for the seriousness, what we want to understand is whether the virus spreading maybe can affect people who have lower defenses, attention will continue for a period of time because who needs to be routed to centers like this one from Careggi'He added. About contagion, Bartoloni said that was 'found that the three had a significant contact time, and then there were the conditions because the virus could be transmitted; they had a close contact. Then we have to figure out whether these people have been able to give it to others, and so if you can be spread between people a bit more distant than the case '.




        http://www.direttanews.it/2013/06/02...tto-controllo/

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        • #5
          Re: Novel Coronavirus, Italy: Ministry of Health confirms two additional cases linked to the first patient (June 1 2013)

          Coronavirus, 18 months old girl released

          Florence, 5 Jun. -(Adnkronos/Ign)-it was discharged in the early afternoon today the girl of eighteen months, admitted to the paediatric hospital Meyer in Florence because the Coronavirus was positive. She returned home, is fine. Makes a statement known as the region of Tuscany. Instead, remain hospitalized at Careggi, pending the complete negativisation of the buffer, the two adults, the man who first tested positive to the virus of Mers (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome), a 45-year-old Jordan uncle's small, and his co-worker. Both, employees of a hotel in Florence, are in good health.





          http://notizie.tiscali.it/regioni/to...a&sub=ultimora

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            Re: Novel Coronavirus, Italy: Ministry of Health confirms two additional cases linked to the first patient (June 1 2013)

            Coronavirus, discharged the woman. No new case

            FLORENCE – it was released this afternoon by the Department of infectious diseases of Careggi also the woman, the second patient was positive for coronavirus. The last test was negative, his physical conditions are good, so she was sent back home. Is instead treated the first patient. His health is good, but the test is still positive. is not in Florence, no new case of coronavirus.



            http://www.nove.firenze.it/vediartic...b3.06.06.16.32

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