Thursday, March 6, 2014

Saudi MERS Cases Reach 150; 62 Deaths

From the Saudi Ministry of Health website
March 5, 2014 - MERS Totals in KSA
In a brief statement, the Saudi Ministry of Health announced two more MERS infections in Riyadh, one fatal.

A 55 year old man has passed away and a 51 year old man is in the Intensive Care Unit. Both men were suffering from chronic medical conditions.

No other information was released. The Saudi Ministry of Health's website now lists 150 MERS cases in the KSA, with 62 deaths.

At the last update, WHO recognized 184 confirmed MERS cases worldwide with 80 deaths. A report by the ECDC on February 23 put the total MERS cases at 186 with 87 fatalities.



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