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  • Coronavirus cases May 15, 2014 (confirmed cases: 18, confirmed deaths: 3 ) MERS

    [Source: The Netherlands Ministry of Health, full page: (LINK). Automatic translation from Dutch.]


    The Netherlands, Second imported MERS-CoV case confirmed

    Second MERS -patient in the Netherlands

    Publication Date: 15-05-2014 * Revision Date: 15-05-2014


    Today, May 15, 2014, is a second Dutch patients infected with the MERS coronavirus identified.

    The woman is a relative of the man who is diagnosed with yesterday.

    She also has become contaminated during the same trip to Saudi Arabia.

    She is listed in Isala Zwolle and nursed in strict isolation. Her health condition is stable. All the people who have had contact with the patient are mapped by the health department. These people's health condition is monitored.

    The woman holds in Saudi Arabia visited a dromedari ssenboerderij.

    She has had close contact with the first patient, they shared a hotel room for two weeks. It is also known that both patients have underlying conditions that make them probably more susceptible to infection with this virus.

    Public Health Service , the health status of all travelers and people who have had contact with the patients good eye. If they get health research is done. It is therefore possible that an infection with more patients in the coming weeks MERS coronavirus is established.

    Dutch hospitals are well equipped to provide this care.

    MERS infections can cause severe respiratory symptoms, especially in people with other health problems. Diarrhea symptoms may also occur.

    Human-to-human transmission of the MERS coronavirus is rare, except in close contact with patients and unprotected care of seriously ill people.
    Since 2012 there has been an outbreak of a new MERS coronavirus (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) in the Middle East.

    Meanwhile, more than 500 patients in the Middle East have been reported to the World Health Organization.

    In April and May 2014, there is a sharp increase in the number of reports in the Middle East.

    The vast majority of reports come from this region (especially Saudi Arabia, as well as Qatar, Jordan, Oman, Yemen and United Arab Emirates).

    Since last year, there are some patients in whom infection with MERS coronavirus has been established in the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Greece, Philippines, Malaysia, Kuwait, Tunisia, Egypt, Germany and the United States.

    These were travelers who have been in the Middle East. Infected It is not unexpected that there are now patients in the Netherlands.

    MERS coronavirus Therefore since July 2013 a notifiable infectious disease.


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    Coronavirus cases May 15, 2014 (confirmed cases: 4, confirmed deaths: 3 ) MERS

    [Source: Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health, full page: (LINK). Edited.]


    Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health confirmed three new MERS-CoV cases

    5/15/2014

    Daily Report of (MERS-CoV) Cases

    As of 12 pm Local Time in Makkah on Wednesday, May 15th, 2014 corresponding to Rajab 16th, 1435H
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    • Total numbers of confirmed cases in last 24 hours: 3 cases
    • Earlier reported cases now Recovered and discharged: 8 cases
    • The total number of deaths: 3 cases (1 case was recorded over the past 24hrs and the other 2 are from previously confirmed cases)

    Overview of the Health Status of the Cases:
    • 1 stable case
    • 1 case without symptoms
    • 1 death

    Health situation of the cases in detail:
    • Cases In Riyadh:
      • 1) woman, 54 year old, suffering from Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension and Chronic Renal Failure. She was admitted to a government hospital on May 3rd, 2014 due to clotting in Arteriovenous fistula. On May 5th, 2014, she developed respiratory symptoms. Her condition deteriorated and was admitted to the ICU. She passed away on May 13th, 2014.
      • 2) woman, 70 year old, suffering from Diabetes Mellitus and Hypertension. She does not have any symptoms and is currently in home isolation.
      • 3) woman, 39 year old, suffering from Diabetes Mellitus. She developed respiratory symptoms on April 23rd, 2014 and was admitted to a government hospital on April 24th, 2014. She tested negative twice for MERS. She had a third test on May 13th, 2014 and tested positive. Her condition is stable.

    Deaths in previously reported cases:
    • woman, 72 year old, admitted to a government hospital in Jeddah and her case was reported on May 10th, 2014. She passed away on May 14th, 2014.
    • man, 63 year old, admitted to a government hospital in Jeddah and his case was reported on May 4th, 2014. He passed away on May 14th, 2014.

    Recovery in previously reported cases:
    • woman, 42 year old, discharged from a government hospital in Jeddah on May 14th, 2014.
    • man, 57 year old, discharged from a private hospital in Jeddah on May 14th, 2014.
    • man, 47 year old, discharged from a government hospital in Jeddah on May 14th, 2014.
    • woman, 26 year old, discharged from a private hospital in Jeddah on May 14th, 2014.
    • woman, 30 year old, discharged from a government hospital in Riyadh on May 14th, 2014.
    • woman, 36 year old, discharged from a government hospital in Riyadh on May 14th, 2014.
    • woman, 38 year old, discharged from a government hospital in Riyadh on May 14th, 2014.
    • woman, 37 year old, discharged from a government hospital in Riyadh on 13/5/2014.

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      Re: Coronavirus cases May 15, 2014 (confirmed cases: 18, confirmed deaths: 3 ) MERS

      The UAE case reported today by the WHO are all new cases:


      United Arab Emirates
      On 11 May 2014, the National IHR Focal Point of the United Arab Emirates reported nine additional MERS-CoV cases residing in Abu Dhabi. Two are UAE nationals, one is an Omani national, and six are of different nationalities but residing in Abu Dhabi.
      A 51-year old male Omani national, residing in Al Buraimi, Oman, developed fever on 18 April 2014. He was admitted to the hospital on 20 April 2014. On 23 April 2014 he tested positive for MERS-CoV. He is currently in hospital in isolation in a stable condition. The patient has comorbidities, no history of travel, no contact with animals, and no history of contact with a laboratory confirmed case of MERS-CoV. The IHR NFP for Oman was already informed about this case.
      A 39-year-old female health-care worker, residing in Abu Dhabi, who was screened as part of contact investigation. She was asymptomatic; MERS-CoV was confirmed by the laboratory on the 25 April 2014. She has a history of exposure to a confirmed case of MERS-CoV notified to WHO on 18 April 2014. She has no comorbidities, no history of travel, and no contact with animals.
      A 30-year old male UAE national, residing in Abu Dhabi. On 24 April 2014, he went to the emergency room with cough and shortness of breath, but he was clinically stable, and was treated as an outpatient. On 25 April, he tested positive for MERS-CoV. He is currently in hospital in a good general condition. The patient had reported comorbidities, no history of recent travel, no history of animal contact, and no history of contact with a laboratory confirmed case of MERS-CoV.
      A 42-years old male UAE national, residing in Abu Dhabi, who was asymptomatic and was screened as a contact of the first case in this notification. On 25 April 2014, he tested positive for MERS-CoV. He has no history of travel and no history of contact with animals.
      A 30-year old female health-care worker residing in Abu Dhabi. She had a sore throat on 15 April 2014; a sputum sample was taken on 16 April 2014 as part of a general screening of health-care workers following a cluster of cases in the hospital. She tested positive for MERS-CoV on the 17 April 2014 and was admitted to hospital the same day. She was discharged on the 22 April 2014. She has no comorbidity, no significant travel history, and no contact with animals.
      A 44-year old male health-care worker residing in Abu Dhabi. He had a mild sore throat that started on the 19 April 2014. He had contact on 13 April at a social gathering with a confirmed case reported to WHO on 17 April 2014. The patient tested positive for MERS-CoV on 21 April 2014 and was admitted to hospital on 22 April 2014. He was discharged on 1 May 2014. He has no comorbidities, no significant travel history, and no contact with animals.
      A 41-year old male hospital employee residing in Abu Dhabi. He was asymptomatic, but was screened without having contact with any case as part of a general screening at his work place. On 21 April, he tested positive for MERS-CoV and was admitted to hospital on 22 April. He was discharged on 27 April 2014. He has no comorbidities, no significant travel history, and no contact with animals
      A 68-year old male hospital employee residing in Abu Dhabi. He was asymptomatic, but was screened without having contact with any case as part of a general screening at his work place. On 23 April, he tested positive for MERS-CoV and was admitted to hospital on 24 April 2014 for isolation. He was discharged on 30 April 2014. He has reported comorbidities, has no significant travel history, and no contact with animals.
      A 45-year old male hospital employee residing in Abu Dhabi. He was asymptomatic, but was screened without having contact with any case as part of a general screening at his work place. On 26 April, he tested positive for MERS-CoV and was admitted to hospital on the same day for isolation. He was discharged on 1 May 2014. He has no comorbidities, no significant travel history, and no contact with animals.
      On 8 May 2014, the National IHR Focal Point for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reported an additional four laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with MERS-CoV.
      A 37 year-old male expatriate construction worker in Abu Dhabi who became ill on 23 April 2014 and was hospitalized on 29 April 2014. He tested positive for MERS-CoV on 1 May 2014 and is currently in the intensive care unit (ICU) in a critical but stable condition. He is reported to have no comorbidities, no history of travel, and no contact with laboratory confirmed cases or with animals.
      A 38 year-old female administrative officer in a health clinic from Abu Dhabi who became ill on 20 April 2014. She was admitted to hospital on 26 April 2014. Initial laboratory tests for MERS-CoV were negative for the virus, but a follow-up test on 27 April 2014 returned positive on 1 May 2014. Currently, the patient is in the ICU in a critical but stable situation. She has several comorbidities, but is also to have no history of travel, no contact with laboratory confirmed cases or with animals, and no history of raw camel milk consumption.
      A 61 year-old male expatriate tailor shop owner residing in Abu Dhabi. He has been hospitalized since 18 March 2014 as a case of atrial fibrillation and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Samples collected on 29 April 2014 and sent to the laboratory tested positive for MERS-CoV on 1 May 2014. Currently, he is in the ICU in a critical but stable condition. He is reported have no history of travel, no contact with laboratory confirmed cases or with animals, and no history of raw camel milk consumption.
      A 34 year-old female expatriate residing in Abu Dhabi. She is asymptomatic. She was detected through mass screening of her work place without being in contact with any known case. Samples collected on 29 April 2014 and sent to the laboratory tested positive for MERS-CoV on 1 May 2014. She is reported to have no comorbidities, no history of travel, and no contact with laboratory confirmed cases or with animals. She is a vegetarian and consumes only pasteurized dairy products.
      One additional case not previously reported was provided to WHO on 8 April 2014 by the National IHR Focal Point for UAE:
      A 59 year-old male farm employee residing in Abu Dhabi. The patient had onset of symptoms on 28 March 2014 with febrile illness. On 30 March 2014, he was admitted to hospital and was being treated in the ICU. On 3 April 2014, he was laboratory confirmed with MERS-CoV. He is reported to have had contact with an admitted laboratory confirmed case of MERS-CoV

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