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  • MERS virus is spreading in the Middle East (Ifeng, April 15 2014, edited)

    [Source: Ifeng, full page: (LINK). Automatic translation from Chinese.]


    MERS virus is spreading in the Middle East

    At 15:17 on April 15, 2014 / Source: Xinmin Evening News


    Xinhua News Agency power Saudi Arabia on the 13th morning confirmed that a deadly virus infections surged in the past two weeks. This virus called respiratory syndrome coronavirus in the Middle East (MERS virus), was confirmed in September 2012, 92 people have so far died.

    United States, "Wall Street Journal" reported that Saudi Arabia is now a health care epidemic MERS high incidence groups.

    Saudi King Fahd General Hospital, a doctor said, because a colleague virus after infection MERS killed and another colleague same illness, hospital staff was "very worried", "I really want to close the whole hospital," until the infection spread under control.

    Australian epidemiologist Ian Mackay has been tracking MERS. He said that on the 13th, last week was the worst outbreak since MERS week, 50% of cases concentrated in the health care groups, "suggesting concentrated epidemic infection prevention and control problems."

    MERS's first viral infection in September 2012 in the laboratory confirmed. According to World Health Organization data, since then, the world has 228 cases.

    MERS number of viral infections increased significantly this month. In a few days ended on the 10th of this month, Saudi confirmed 15 cases of new cases to the World Health Organization, including two deaths. Saudi Health Ministry said later on the 13th, and the government has taken adequate measures to meet the scientific standards to control the spread of MERS.

    Medical research shows that, MERS virus is widely seen camels in vivo, and has 20 years of existence. This shows that MERS virus may be transmitted to humans by a camel.

    Most MERS virus infections occur in Saudi Arabia. 13, said the Yemeni government, Yemen confirmed the first case of MERS viral infections. United Arab Emirates announced over the weekend confirmed six cases MERS viral infections.


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    Re: MERS virus is spreading in the Middle East (Ifeng, April 15 2014, edited)

    Source: Ifeng, full page in Chinese: http://news.ifeng.com/gundong/detail...770798_0.shtml


    Signs of the virus is now spreading in the Middle East MERS

    At 07:45 on April 15, 2014 / Source: Hainan Daily


    Original title: Middle MERS signs of the virus is now spreading


    Saudi Arabia confirmed on the 13th, a deadly viral infections surged in the past two weeks. This virus called respiratory syndrome coronavirus in the Middle East (MERS virus), was confirmed in September 2012, 92 people have so far died.


    Many Health care workers...

    United States, "Wall Street Journal" reported that Saudi Arabia is now a health care epidemic MERS high incidence groups. Saudi King Fahd General Hospital, a doctor said: "I am not sure whether they really realize the seriousness of this matter."

    The doctor said, because a colleague virus after infection MERS killed and another colleague same illness, hospital staff was "very worried", "I really want to close the whole hospital" until the spread of the infection under control.

    King Fahd General Hospital emergency room reopened after a disinfection measures. But patients are still afraid to come to this hospital.

    Australian epidemiologist Ian Mackay has been tracking MERS. He said that on the 13th, last week was the worst outbreak since MERS week, 50% of cases concentrated in the health care groups, "According to our understanding, MERS-Cov virus infection from person to person and is not easy, so the epidemic concentrated imply infection prevention and control problems. "


    228 cases Worldwide

    MERS's first viral infection in September 2012 in the laboratory confirmed. According to World Health Organization data, since then, the world has 228 cases.

    MERS number of viral infections increased significantly this month. In a few days ended on the 10th of this month, Saudi confirmed 15 cases of new cases to the World Health Organization, including two deaths.

    Saudi Health Ministry said later on the 13th, and the government has taken adequate measures to meet the scientific standards to control the spread of MERS.

    However, health officials did not answer the media about the proposed health care groups MERS epidemic aggravated cause of the problem.

    Saudi Health Minister visited the 12th King Fahd General Hospital, told reporters he saw everything let him "peace of mind", the number of new cases in the "normal" range.

    Health Ministry officials said recently added health care workers infected cases, seven cases have no symptoms, but laboratory tests were positive.


    The virus may be transmitted to humans by a camel

    Medical research shows that, MERS virus is widely seen camels in vivo, and has 20 years of existence. This shows that MERS virus may be transmitted to humans by a camel.

    Most MERS virus infections occur in Saudi Arabia. However, Europe has confirmed that MERS viral infections, but in all cases it is believed that a relationship with the Middle East.

    13, said the Yemeni government, Yemen confirmed the first case of MERS viral infections.

    Bu Xiaoming (Xinhua News Agency for the newspaper feature articles)

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