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#MERS #Epidemic in #Saudi Arabia: One New Case reported on March 18 2017 (@SaudiMOH, edited)


Title: MERS Epidemic in Saudi Arabia: One New Case reported on March 18 2017.

Subject: Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Epidemic in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, daily update.

Source: Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health, full page: (LINK).

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MOH: '1 New Confirmed Coronavirus Case Recorded'



New Case(s) reported: [Sex, Age, Citizenship, Resident in, Health Status, Note]

  1. M, 20, foreign, Kafr el-Batin, dead; *


{*} Primary case (contact with camels).


Cumulative number of confirmed cases and deaths since 2012:

  • Total No. of Cases: 1580
  • Total No. of Deaths: at least 659
  • Patients currently under treatment: 10
  • Apparent Case-Fatality Rate (cum.): 41.7%



Keywords: MERS-CoV; Updates; Saudi Arabia.