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UAE - 2 coronavirus MERS cases announced by government - January 14, 2016

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  • UAE - 2 coronavirus MERS cases announced by government - January 14, 2016

    Health Authority - Abu Dhabi announced two cases of Corona virus.

    01/14/2016 09:36:01 AM

    Abu Dhabi on January 14 / WAM / announced the Health Authority - Abu Dhabi two cases of Corona virus that causes respiratory syndrome Middle East.
    The authority said in a statement today that the two cases, which shall receive the necessary treatment and care.
    The Commission emphasized it in coordination with the Ministry of Health and health authorities and the concerned authorities in the State has taken the necessary precautionary measures necessary according to scientific recommendations and approved the conditions and standards of the World Health Organization.
    Ml - DNA - Zaa /.

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    Two fresh cases of Mers coronavirus in Abu Dhabi

    The National staff

    January 14, 2016 Updated: January 14, 2016 10:11 AM


    ABU DHABI // Two new cases of Mers coronavirus have been announced by The Health Authority, Abu Dhabi.


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      The case above are the first cases inside the UAE since June 2015. The June case was part of a family cluster:

      #1376 - Male, 11, family member of cases #1341 and #1355, tested positive June 18, asymptomatic, UAE

      One person who traveled to the Philippines was diagnosed as a positive case there in July 2015.

      #1388 - Male. 36. hospitalized in Philippines after arrival from Dubai, UAE

      Including the latest 2 cases announced in post one above, there have been 81 cases which have originated in the UAE.

      Source. FluTrackers Coronavirus Case List here.


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        Death of Mers Coronavirus patient announced by Abu Dhabi health authority

        Abu Dhabi: The Health Authority-Abu Dhabi (HAAD) announced yesterday (Wednesday) that a 73-year-old has passed away after contracting the Mers Coronavirus (Mers-CoV).
        The patient was reported earlier this month as the first confirmed case of Mers Coronavirus. The second reported case was a contact of this patient with no symptoms, who has recovered and been discharged from hospital.
        HAAD reaffirmed that it has coordinated with the Ministry of Health and other relevant health authorities in the UAE to take all necessary precautionary measures as per international standards and recommendations by the World Health Organisation.