Monday, May 20, 2013

#Coronavirus: Saudi MOH Announces 2 More Confirmed - 5 May 13

[Edit:  I believe this is dated for 8 May 13 (according to the date embedded in the link below).  I will not add these 2 cases to my list]
Translation from the Ministry of Health new Webpage on Coronavirus:

Explained the Ministry of Health that under intensive efforts for epidemiological surveillance active virus Corona, and carried out by the application of preventive measures, according to the guidelines and recommendations of the World Health Organization and the Scientific Committee of the National Infectious Diseases, and the actions taken surveys, it has been - thank God - reduce the appearance of cases New for acute pneumonia of the new pattern Coruna in the province of Al-Ahsa, starting from the date of 21 Jumada II 1434 AH 1 May 2013 the past.
The ministry explained that by reviewing cases of previous infection that have been announced and contacts them, which I took them samples precedent on 19 Jumada II 1434 H corresponding to April 29, 2013, the ministry announced the registration of two cases of the disease to citizens, one aged 58 years, was treated, and left from the hospital two days ago, and the other aged 42 years old and still in hospital under treatment and in stable condition. At the time assured the ministry everybody would like to emphasize the importance of adherence to guidelines for health; to reduce the spread of influenza in general, including maintaining the pollutants to wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water or materials antiseptic, especially after coughing or sneezing, use tissue when coughing or sneezing, and avoid touching the eyes, nose and mouth by hand; since the virus Corona is one of the viruses that infect the respiratory tract, representing 15% of the viruses that cause respiratory infections in humans, and this is the style new, not yet exist at the level of the world accurate information about the source of the virus or its modes of transmission, as there is no preventive vaccination or antibiotic treatment for the virus.

Note that the ministry had already directed a number of medical advice and guidance to citizens and residents to raise awareness of health with the virus, and preventive ways definition of it, and how to deal with it in several ways, including social media.

God save our country from all evils, and Adam on everyone grace health and wellness.

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