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  • Oman reports 4th Coronavirus infection - January 11, 2015

    51 / Health announces fourth infected with Corona
    Muscat in January 11 / Oman / Ministry of Health announced in a statement released today confirm the injury New Corona virus that causes respiratory syndrome Middle East to reach the total injuries Sultanate to four cases since the emergence of the virus.

    It is worth mentioning that this case is a case of previous contacts that have been announced by several Days, and the situation is stable and in the development of marked improvement and are subject to monitoring and treatment in the hospital
    Reference.

    The ministry confirms the continuation of its efforts to monitor and control the disease through effective surveillance system Applicable and the readiness of all referral hospitals to deal with such cases.

    The ministry pays tribute to the role of members of the community to contribute to the prevention of the spread of infectious diseases, infection uncertain The need to adhere to protective measures and follow the health habits when sneezing and coughing and maintain Personal and public hygiene, especially hand hygiene, where he and until the present time there is no vaccine or Specific treatment for the disease.

    It also advises caution when dealing with animals, especially beauty. And the emphasis on people Who suffer from respiratory symptoms as cases of influenza or the common cold to follow healthy behaviors when Sneezing and coughing and keep them off at a distance from the others and avoid mixing with them.


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    “Addressing chronic disease is an issue of human rights – that must be our call to arms"
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    Oman health: New MERS case found, patient stable

    BYONA | JANUARY 11, 2015 , 9 : 11 PM GST


    Muscat: A new case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) has been detected in the Sultanate, the Ministry of Health said in a statement on Sunday.

    The new case raises the total number of recorded cases of MERS-CoV in the Sultanate to four.

    This case relates to a person who was in contact with a patient diagnosed with the virus a few days ago.

    The condition of the patient is stable and improving.

    He is under observation and undergoing treatment at the referral hospital.

    Monitoring
    The Ministry said that it continues its efforts to monitor and control the disease through the epidemic monitoring system and all the referral hospitals are prepared to handle such cases.

    As of January 6, 2015, the WHO has reported 945 human cases, including 348 deaths due to MERS.
    “Addressing chronic disease is an issue of human rights – that must be our call to arms"
    Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief The Lancet

    ~~~~ Twitter:@GertvanderHoek ~~~ GertvanderHoek@gmail.com ~~~

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      • A 31-year-old female from Dakhelyia Region who developed symptoms on 8 January and was admitted to hospital on 9 January. The patient has no comorbidities. She is a household contact of the MERS-CoV case reported above. The household owns camels but she had no direct contact with them. The patient is in stable condition and remains in isolation.
      http://www.who.int/csr/don/16-january-2015-mers-oman/en/

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      • #4
        One person dies from MERS in Oman


        Muscat: Of the three new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) recorded in the Sultanate of Oman, one person has died and two have almost recovered, a Ministry of Health (MoH) statement revealed on Tuesday.

        The Ministry of Health statement also said that 18 new cases of H1N1 were recorded "without any fatalities".

        All the patients have recovered .

        The total number of MERS cases recorded in the Sultanate since the disease was first reported stands at five including three deaths.

        http://www.timesofoman.com/News/4711...m-MERS-in-Oman

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