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  • UAE - Man, 49, WHO confirmed novel coronavirus case - March 25, 2014

    hat tip Giuseppe Michieli

    Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – update

    Disease Outbreak News

    25 MARCH 2014 - On 20 March 2014, the National IHR Focal Point of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) notified WHO of an additional laboratory-confirmed case of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV).

    Details of the case provided to WHO are as follows:
    A 49 year-old man from Abu Dhabi with underlying medical conditions. He was admitted to a hospital on 27 February and was discharged on 9 March following improvement in his condition. On 16 March, he was readmitted to the hospital and is currently in a critical condition. Laboratory-confirmation was done on 19 March. The patient has no history of recent travel. He has no reported contact with animals but had contact with a recent laboratory-confirmed case notified to WHO on 11 March. Both the patients received treatment in the same hospital on 1 March. Further epidemiological Investigation is ongoing.
    Globally, from September 2012 to date, WHO has been informed of a total of 199 laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with MERS-CoV, including 84 deaths.

    more..

    http://www.who.int/csr/don/2014_03_25/en/
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    Re: UAE - Man, 49, WHO confirmed novel coronavirus case - March 25, 2014

    This does not track logically.

    According to previous WHO report the 68 year old was not hospitalized until March 3rd.

    So how did they both receive treatment at the same hospital on March 1?
    "May the long time sun
    Shine upon you,
    All love surround you,
    And the pure light within you
    Guide your way on."

    "Where your talents and the needs of the world cross, lies your calling."
    Aristotle

    “In a gentle way, you can shake the world.”
    Mohandas Gandhi

    Be the light that is within.

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