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    Source: http://thepeninsulaqatar.com/news/la...irus-in-jordan


    New case of coronavirus in Jordan
    May 24, 2014 - 2:29:50 pm

    AMMAN: A sixty year old Jordanian citizen has attracted the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus, raising the cases of the illness in Jordan to 10, the Jordanian Ministry of Health announced today.

    Director of Health Care at the Jordanian Ministry of Health Dr. Bashir Al-Qaseer said in press release today that laboratory tests confirmed that the citizen was suffering from the coronavirus and was admitted to the Jordanian University Hospital.

    The patient was quarantined in the isolation and intensive care section to be proved with the necessary medical care...

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    Re: New case of coronavirus in Jordan

    Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) update

    Disease Outbreak News

    28 MAY 2014 - On 25 May 2014, the National IHR Focal Point of Jordan reported to WHO an additional Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) case in Amman, Jordan.

    The case is a 69 year-old male Jordanian citizen and resident of Amman governorate. The patient was admitted to hospital on 29 April 2014 for a surgical procedure. He was discharged on 3 May 2014. On 8 May, the patient presented with fever. His condition deteriorated and he was admitted to the same hospital on 11 May. Two days later, on 13 May, he started to complain of cough. A specimen was collected from the patient and it tested negative for MERS on the same day, but a chest X-Ray showed pneumonia. A second specimen was collected and it tested positive by PCR on 23 May. The patient is currently in the intensive care unit in a critical condition.

    The patient is known to have comorbidities, no history of travel, and no history of contact with animals. He also has no history of contact with a laboratory confirmed MERS-CoV case. However, he was admitted to the same hospital where a laboratory confirmed MERS-CoV fatal case was admitted. This case was reported to WHO on 6 May.

    Contact tracing and screening of family members, health workers, and patients for MERS-CoV is currently ongoing.

    http://www.who.int/csr/don/2014_05_28_mers/en/

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      Re: Jordan - Man, 69, nosocomial coronavirus MERS WHO confirmed hospitalized in ICU

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      Sixth death Corona virus in the Kingdom
      Friday, June 1, 2014 11:47
      Sixth death Corona virus in the Kingdom


      Way - Ahmed Barqawi
      The Director of Primary Health Care Department at the Ministry of Health, Dr. Bashir short rise in the number of deaths Corona virus to six cases since the discovery of the disease in Jordan.
      He said short for "the way" The case of death sixth with "Corona" recorded for a man Steny in 28 of the last month, explaining that his death resulted from injury with acute pneumonia caused by a virus Corona.
      recorded the Ministry of Health earlier this week Saturday were newly infected with Corona to a nurse working in A private hospitals province blue.
      According to Short, the number of cases reported had risen to 11 cases since the discovery of the virus Coruna in April 2012, he died, including six cases of Jordanian citizens.
      When asked about the registration of the death of a nurse and wounded several others with the virus in a private hospital itself, The Director of Care Management primary health teams infection control affiliate to conduct visits to the hospital; make sure to take measures to control infection followed.
      between the National Committee of the epidemics will hold a meeting soon; to discuss the development of the private hospital in the province of blue, consider the procedures of infection control taken from him.
      stressed the need to take preventive measures; to limit the spread of the virus between infected and contact them.

      http://www.assabeel.net/local/item/4...84%D9%83%D8%A9

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