Sunday, September 06, 2015

Saudi MOH Announces 7 New MERS Cases, 3 Fatalities

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Another busy update from the Saudi MOH, indicating 7 additional MERS cases in the Saudi capital, and reporting 8 recoveries, and 3 deaths.

 

Remarkably, 4 of the 7 cases announced today are healthcare workers. 

 

Since mid-July, this brings to 28 the number of HCWs reportedly infected with MERS in Saudi Arabia.  A clear indication that after 3 years and 1200 MERS cases - when it comes to identifying, isolating, and safely treating MERS cases – they still don’t have a handle on it. .

 

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