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Qatar - Ministry of Public Health announces new coronavirus MERS case - March 22, 2017

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  • Qatar - Ministry of Public Health announces new coronavirus MERS case - March 22, 2017

    Ministry of Public Health announces the registration of the case of infection Coruna

    date of issue: March 21, 2017 Category: Leading News

    Ministry of Public Health announced the registration of new cases of laboratory confirmed infection corona virus that causes AIDS Middle East respiratory a resident at the age of 62, suffers from a chronic disease, thus registering the first case that is recorded during the current year, bringing the number of cases that have been registered in the State of Qatar since the beginning of the virus was detected 19 cases resulted in seven deaths.
    The symptoms of fever and night sweats, abdominal pain had begun to appear in the patient showed laboratory tests that were made in the reference laboratories of the Hamad Medical Corporation diagnosis Koruna emerging cause of the syndrome Middle East respiratory virus has been isolated to receive proper medical care, it is recalled that the patient did not mix withpeople with symptoms similar , he did not travel outside the country during the past few weeks.

    Upon receipt of the communication of the situation by the Rapid Response Team of the Department of Health Protection and Anti - Communicable Diseases at the Ministry of Public Health to conduct epidemiological investigation and joint , which aims to identify the possible source of infection and follow up on all potential contacts of the patient to check if it was them who matches the standard definition of a case of suspected , according to the Organization ofdefinition World Health work is currently underway to conduct the necessary tests on them, which will continue to keep tabs on for two weeks to make sure that the appearance of any symptoms they provide them with appropriate preventive advice.

    And calls on the Ministry of Public Health all members of society, especially those at risk of complications from the disease to consult a doctor when feeling symptoms of fever, coughing and sore throat with adherence to hygiene measures such as avoiding contact with sick animals Continuously wash your hands with soap and water.

    The rapid response team at the Ministry of Public Health is working around the clock and have any complaints or concerns related to the transition of diseases hotline 66740948 or 66740951 numbers.

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    Our cumulative case list:


    1) #4 - Man, 49, onset date September 3, 2012, traveled to UK for treatment Death

    2) #6 - Man, 45, onset date October 12, 2012, traveled to Germany for treatment - recovered

    3)#97 - Man, 59, hospitalized in stable condition in isolation, travel history to Saudi Arabia week before diagnosis

    4) #104 - Man, 29, onset 1 week ago with flu symptoms, now hospitalized in critical condition

    5) #111 - Woman, 56, hospitalized August 23, died August 31 - multiple comorbidities - Qatar Death

    6) #116 - Man, 66, retroactively identified, onset date May 1 and died on May 10 in Tunisia history of travel to Qatar & Saudi Arabia, father of cases #42 & #43 - Qatar Deathnote

    7)#144 - Man, 61, chronic illnesses, hospitalized in stable condition Death

    8)#150 - Patient, 23, asymptomatic case in good condition

    9)#157 - Male, 48, co-morbidities, hospitalized in ICU Death

    10)#160 - Man, 61, chronic diseases, hospitalized in ICU Death

    11) #909 - Unknown, 43, Qatar

    12) #987 - Male, 55, hospitalized for treatment - Qatar

    13) #895 - Unknown, 71, became ill in Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia, transported back to Qatar

    14) #1095 - Male, 69, onset February 27, hospitalized March 3, critical condition, Qatar

    15) #1154 - Male, 27, stable, works with camels, Qatar

    16) #1155 - Male, 73, hospitalized with severe pneumonia, Qatar Death note WHO

    17) #1748 - Male, 40, camel worker, no respiratory symptoms, Qatar

    18) #1753 - Male, 23, stable, Qatar

    19) #1951 - Patient, 62, announced by Qatar