Outbreak and Current Disease Status Information

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia

WHO Disease Outbreaks news - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 19:40
Between 22 and 23 August 2015, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified WHO of 13 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection. Twelve (12) of these reported cases are associated with a MERS-CoV outbreak currently occurring in a hospital in Riyadh city.

Contact tracing of household and healthcare contacts is ongoing for these cases.

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia

WHO Disease Outbreaks news - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 19:40
Between 18 and 21 August 2015, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified WHO of 29 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, including 6 deaths.

Twenty-four (24) of these reported cases are associated with a MERS-CoV outbreak currently occurring in a hospital in Riyadh city.

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia

WHO Disease Outbreaks news - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 19:40
Between 13 and 17 August 2015, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified WHO of 19 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, including 1 death. Fifteen (15) of these reported cases are associated with a MERS-CoV outbreak currently occurring in a hospital in Riyadh.

Contact tracing of household and healthcare contacts is ongoing for these cases.

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia

WHO Disease Outbreaks news - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 08:00
Between 10 and 12 August 2015, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified WHO of 12 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, including 1 death.

Contact tracing of household and healthcare contacts is ongoing for these cases.

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