Sunday, October 30, 2016

Saudi MOH Reports 1 Primary MERS Case
















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After a two day lull the Saudi MOH reports a new Primary MERS case in Buraidah, a 41 y.o. Saudi male who is already listed in critical condition.   No likely source of infection is cited.


`Primary cases’ are those that occur in the community when there is no known exposure to a healthcare facility or to a known human case.  Some are linked to camel exposure, but most are not.

Over the past 4 years, roughly 48% of Saudi cases are listed as either `primary’ or as from an undetermined origin.

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