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  • Gert van der Hoek
    Re: Kuwait - Media report: Kuwaiti woman with MERS symptoms quarantined


    Returned to the compound after the confirmation of the results of the laboratory that they do not carry the virus symptoms

    ?Health?: inmate ?care? suffer pain in the ear .. and not ?Corona?

    08/17/2014 20:34

    Settled the Ministry of Health raised a few days ago for suspicion of infecting one of the inmates care homes with HIV ?Corona?, and so confirm that the tests and the results of analyzes proved free of the virus and that she was suffering only from a sharp pain in the ear Alosty.oukalt ministry inmate has been processed and returned to the complex role care yesterday afternoon.

    More: Al Watan

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  • Kuwait - Media report: Kuwaiti woman with MERS symptoms quarantined - Negative

    Saturday, August 16, 2014

    Kuwaiti woman with MERS symptoms quarantined

    KUWAIT: A woman with special needs, who is suspected of contracting the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) during an overseas trip has been quarantined here the Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hend Sabeeh Al-Sabeeh announced yesterday. Al-Sabeeh, also Minister of State for Planning and Development Affairs, said that the woman who is a resident of a Social Care Center has been transferred to the communicable diseases hospital for treatment and quarantined till the release of final laboratory tests results and hospital report on the case.

    She added that all precautionary measures were taken to ensure the safety of other Social Center residents as well as the medical team who has been with the case.

    At least three MERS-CoV cases have been reported in Kuwait since the new outbreak of the deadly virus in the Gulf region in 2012. The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), which can cause coughing, fever and pneumonia, has been reported in people in the Gulf, France, Germany, Italy, Tunisia and Britain. Scientists say they believe dromedary camels in the Middle East may be the animal ?reservoir? which is fueling the outbreak. ? KUNA

    This article was published on 16/08/2014

    Kuwait Times

    See also: Arab Times Online


    computertranslated from Al Watan:


    India Sabeeh: inmate ?care? .. suspected to be infected with ?Corona?

    Announced that the Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Minister of State for Planning and Development India Sabeeh yesterday isolate suspected cases infected with HIV (Corona) for inmate home visit in complex care homes were located outside the country to spend the holiday with her ​​family, noting that it handicapped and aged 49 years.

    The minister added Sabeeh said in a statement that when attending the inmate to the complex role of care after a home visit have been isolated immediately Chamber of insulation and prevent friction guests or employees were withdrawn swab specialized ones for HIV testing (Corona) where he was dealing with the situation professionally finished by the physician and nursing staff measures to prevent infection and isolation when dealing with isolated cases of the virus (Corona) within the Protocol adopted and taken to the medical center through the qualifying isolate guests coming from the home visits long and deal with them in accordance with the precautionary preventive measures to prevent the emergence or spread of infectious virus.

    Confirmed Sabeeh speed communication with hospital communicable diseases and virology laboratory where the patient has been transferred immediately to the hospital after being affected by a virus is suspected (Corona) for further specialized tests necessary.

    As a precaution, she said he was sterilization and disinfection of isolation room that Jawdat by the inmate and sampling swabs for virus (Corona) for all employees pavilion where showed a negative result and ongoing follow-up inmate in collaboration with the Hospital of communicable diseases and preventive health at the Ministry of Health with the knowledge that it had been withdrawn binoculars for inmate hospital communicable diseases The result of the negative samples.

    And the status of inmate said Sabeeh We are waiting for the medical report the final of the Infectious Diseases Hospital in collaboration with the Laboratory School of Medicine to confirm the absence inmate of the virus (Corona) reassuring all workers in social care that the protocol used in these cases is very thorough and is to contain infectious diseases rooms to isolate and are treated with professionally finished by a specialized medical team in cooperation with the competent authorities confirmed the absence of any reason to panic and fear.