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22 Apr 2017

#MERS #Epidemic in #Saudi Arabia: A #cluster of three cases in Al Dawasir (@SaudiMOH, Apr. 22 ‘17)

 

Title: MERS Epidemic in Saudi Arabia: A hospital cluster of three cases in Al Dawasir.

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: '3 New Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Recorded'

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4/21/2017

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New Case{s} reported:

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

  1. Male, 50, Foreign, Al Dawasir, stable; *
  2. Male, 58, Foreign, Al Dawasir, stable; *
  3. Male, 30, Foreign, Al Dawasir, stable; **, ***

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{*} Secondary cases (contact with an infected family member);

{**) Secondary case (infection acquired in a healthcare setting);

{***} Health-care professional.

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Cumulative number of confirmed cases and deaths since 2012:

  • Total No. of Cases: 1593
  • Total No. of Deaths: 661
  • Patients currently under treatment: 5
  • Apparent Case-Fatality Rate: 41.5%

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Keywords: Saudi Arabia; Updates; MERS-CoV; Nosocomial Outbreaks.

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