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  • MERS-CoV, Saudi Arabia: One new fatal case confirmed (MoH, November 21 2013): 130 cases, 55 deaths so far

    [Source: Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health, full page in Arabic: (LINK). Automatic translation.]


    MERS-CoV, Saudi Arabia: One new fatal case confirmed

    Nov 20 13


    A continuation of the work of the epidemiological investigation and constant follow-up carried out by the Ministry of Health on the novel Coronavirus that causes Middle-East respiratory syndrome, the ministry announced a new confirmed case in a citizen of Riyadh region, at the age of 37 years, has died God's mercy.


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    MERS-CoV, Saudi Arabia: One new fatal case confirmed (MoH, November 21 2013): 130 cases, 55 deaths so far

    Source: http://www.who.int/csr/don/2013_11_26/en/index.html

    Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - update

    Disease outbreak news

    26 November 2013 - WHO has been informed of an additional three laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Saudi Arabia.

    The first patient is a 73-year-old woman with underlying medical conditions from Riyadh who became ill on 12 November 2013, was hospitalized on 14 November 2013 and died on 18 November 2013. The second patient is a 65 year-old man with an underlying medical condition from Jawf region who became ill on 4 November 2013 and was hospitalized on 14 November 2013. The third patient is a 37-year-old man from Riyadh who became ill on 9 November 2013, was hospitalized on 13 November 2013 and died on 18 November 2013. None of the three patients had exposure to animals or contact to a previously laboratory-confirmed case with MERS-CoV.

    Globally, from September 2012 to date, WHO has been informed of a total of 160 laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with MERS-CoV, including 68 deaths...

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