Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Saudi MOH Announces 1 MERS Case In Taif


The Saudi MOH has announced their 17th MERS case for the month of December, this time involving a 72 y.o. male in critical condition with recent direct contact with a camel.

Additionally, two recoveries are reported. 

This brings the number of reported MERS cases in Saudi Arabia for the year to 225, which less than half the number reported in 2015 (n=460).  Most of this decline appears to come from fewer large outbreaks in healthcare facilities in 2016.

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