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Title: Two New Cases of MERS Coronavirus related to a hospital cluster reported by Saudi Arabia.

Subject: Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in 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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8/11/2017

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New Cases Reported:

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

  1. Male, 55, foreign, Dawmat Al Jandal, stable; *, **, §
  2. Male, 52, foreign, Dawmat Al Jandal, stable; *, **, §

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

{**} Health care professional;

{§} Asymptomatic cases.

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Cumulative number of confirmed cases and deaths since 2012:

  • Total No. of Cases: 1694
  • Total No. of Deaths:  689
  • Patients in treatment: 10 
  • Case-Fatality Rate: 41%

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Keywords: MERS-CoV; Updates; Saudi Arabia.

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