Click to Translate to English Click to Translate to French  Click to Translate to Spanish  Click to Translate to German  Click to Translate to Italian  Click to Translate to Japanese  Click to Translate to Chinese Simplified  Click to Translate to Korean  Click to Translate to Arabic  Click to Translate to Russian  Click to Translate to Portuguese


Forum Home Forum Home > Emerging Disease Tracking > MERS Coronavirus
  New Posts New Posts RSS Feed - MERS-CoV infects 5 more in Saudi Arabia, 1 fatally
  FAQ FAQ  Forum Search   Events   Register Register  Login Login

Online Discussion: Tracking new emerging diseases and the next pandemic; Now tracking the Aussie Flu.

MERS-CoV infects 5 more in Saudi Arabia, 1 fatally

 Post Reply Post Reply
Author
Message
arirish View Drop Down
Admin Group
Admin Group
Avatar

Joined: June 19 2013
Location: Arkansas
Status: Offline
Points: 36185
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote arirish Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Topic: MERS-CoV infects 5 more in Saudi Arabia, 1 fatally
    Posted: January 05 2017 at 4:16pm
MERS-CoV infects 5 more in Saudi Arabia, 1 fatally

In updates yesterday and today, Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Health (MOH) announced five new MERS-CoV cases, one of them fatal.

Yesterday the MOH reported four new MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus) cases, two in Riyadh and a pair from Buraydah, located about 200 miles northwest of Riyadh in the north central part of the country.

One of the Riyadh patients is a 58-year-old man who has an asymptomatic infection and is listed as a household contact of an earlier case. The other three had primary exposure to the virus, meaning they aren't thought to have contracted their infections from another patient. They are a 56-year-old foreign man in Riyadh who is in critical condition, an 87-year-Saudi woman from Buraydah who is listed as stable, and an 88-year-old Saudi woman from Buraydah who died.

Today the MOH reported an additional MERS patient in Buraydah, a 70-year-old Saudi woman who is in stable condition and has a primary infection source.

The new cases boost Saudi Arabia's MERS-CoV total to 1,527, including 636 deaths. Eleven people are still being treated.

http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2017/01/news-scan-jan-05-2017
Buy more ammo!
Back to Top
 Post Reply Post Reply
  Share Topic   

Quick Reply
Name:

Message:
   NoFollow is applied to all links from this forum
 Enable BBcodes
Security Code:
Code Image - Please contact webmaster if you have problems seeing this image code  Refresh Refresh Image
Please enter the Security Code exactly as shown in image format.
Cookies must be enabled on your web browser.

Forum Jump Forum Permissions View Drop Down