The reclassification follows further analysis of the laboratory tests performed in May 2013, which has shown that the two cases do not fulfil the current WHO case definition for a "confirmed case" for MERS-CoV. The two cases are the two-year-old girl and a 42-year-old woman who were identified as close contacts of the index case who travelled from Jordan.
The cases from my list:
Date of Report: 6/1
Adm: 6/1 Pediatric Hospital, sym’s of coughing.
From: Florence, Tuscany Italy
Note: Grandson/Granddaughter of Index Case. Stable condition. Discharged 6/5.
From: Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Note: Co-worker to Index Case. Contact with Index case for a few hours on 5/27. Her 3 children are under observation. Stable Condition. Discharged 6/6.
· 15 Dr’s & Nurses under observation.
· Tested patients Brother (contact since arriving back in Italy). Contacts given prophylaxis.
· Name: Meyer (5) Nephew to Index Case
Adm: 6/1 Santa Maria Nuova Careggi Hospital ,sym’s of coughing.
· 12 Family/Contacts in Jordan under observation
· Total of 40 under observation
· 10 People Tested positive of virus by throat swabs. All are asymptomatic
· Meeting on 6/4 w/Experts from Institute of Health.