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#MERS #Epidemic in #Saudi Arabia: Three new cases reported on April 28 2017 (@SaudiMOH, edited)

 

Title: MERS Epidemic in Saudi Arabia: Three new cases reported on April 28 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: '3 New Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Recorded'

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4/28/2017

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New Cases reported:

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

  1. Male, 65, Saudi, Hasu, stable; *
  2. M, 81, Saudi, Hufuf, critical; **
  3. M, 61, Saudi, Mahayel, stable; *

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{*} Primary case (contact with camels);

{**} Exposure history under investigation.

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Cumulative number of confirmed cases and deaths since 2012:

  • Total No. of Cases: 1598
  • Total No. of Deaths: 661
  • Patients currently on treatment: 6
  • Apparent Case-Fatality Rate: 41.4%

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Keywords: MERS-CoV; Updates; Saudi Arabia.

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