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#MERS #Epidemic in #Saudi Arabia: Two new cases reported on May 17 2017 (@SaudiMOH, edited)

 

Title: MERS Epidemic in Saudi Arabia: Two new confirmed cases reported on May 17 2017.

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

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

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MOH: '2 New Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Recorded'

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5/17/2017

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New Reported Cases:

[Sex, Age, Citizenship, Resident in, Health Status, Note]

  1. Male, 57, foreign, Bisha, stable; *, **, #
  2. Male, 38, foreign, Riyadh, critical; *

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{*} Secondary cases (infection acquired in a health care setting);

{**} Health care professional;

{#} Asymptomatic.

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Cumulative number of confirmed cases and deaths since 2012:

  • Total No. of Cases: 1609
  • Total No. of Deaths: 666
  • Patients currently under treatment: 5
  • Apparent case-fatality rate: 41.4%

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Keywords: MERS-CoV; Updates; Saudi Arabia.

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