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  • UAE - Man, 40, resident of Oman died from novel coronavirus

    There is no WHO report on this case yet:


    #210 - WHO tweeted about a new UAE case (fatal) who is a citizen of Oman. No details at this time: WHO ‏@WHO 5h
    On 23 Mar 2014, #UAE notified WHO of an additional lab-confirmed, fatal case of Middle East respiratory syndrome in an Omani resident #MERS

    WHO ‏@WHO 5h
    The latest lab-confirmed #MERS case in #UAE (23 Mar 2014) did not have contact w/ another lab-confirmed case or w/ animals. No travel hist
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    Re: UAE - Resident of Oman novel coronavirus case announced on twitter by WHO on March 25, 2014

    hat tip Michael Coston for the link

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

    Disease Outbreak News

    26 MARCH 2014 - On 23 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 40 year-old man from Oman with underlying medical conditions. He was first admitted to a hospital in Muscat on 15 February and was then readmitted to hospital in Abu Dhabi on 17 March. His condition deteriorated and he died on 24 March 2014. Laboratory-confirmation was done on 21 March. The patient had no history of recent travel outside of Oman and the UAE, and had no reported contact with animals or a laboratory-confirmed case. Further epidemiological investigation in ongoing.

    http://www.who.int/csr/don/2014_03_26/en/
    "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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      Re: UAE - Resident of Oman novel coronavirus case announced on twitter by WHO on March 25, 2014

      Even though he was hospitalized a month earlier in Oman, it is not clear if this was connected to the novel coronavirus infection which killed him. Apparently he had underlying medical problems. For now I posting this as an UAE case.
      "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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