Thursday, November 7, 2013

#MERS #Coronavirus Oman and UAE New Cases with Map

This is a collection of various articles, bringing you all the details we have right now.
All are excerpts.  Below is a map of the recent case in Oman and UAE.

Case(s) in Oman & UAE - link:,53.613281&spn=13.465257,15.095215

Oman reports first Mers coronavirus case
October 30, 2013
Oman has reported its first case of the deadly Mers coronavirus, a local newspapers said on Wednesday, the fourth Arab country where the strain has been found since it emerged in Saudi Arabia last year. Omani newspapers quoted Health Affairs Undersecretary Mohamed bin Saif Al Hosni as saying that the patient was admitted to a hospital in Nizwa, an oasis town south-west of Muscat, suffering from a chest infection. Oman Observer said the man, who was in stable condition, had the virus after contact with a person from outside the country.

Oman coronavirus patient monitored by experts
October 31, 2013
The first coronavirus case is being closely monitored by a team of experts, according to Dr Ahmad Bin Mohammad Al Saeedi, Oman’s Minister of Health. Addressing the local media on Wednesday at the end of the 60th Session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean, the minister confirmed that the patient was a senior citizen and was also diabetic. “The man complained of a severe chest infection and was diagnosed with coronavirus at around 7.30pm on Tuesday,” he said....

Oman reports first case of deadly MERS virus
November 1, 2013
The WHO said the patient in Oman is a 68-year-old man from Al Dahkliya region who became ill on Oct. 26.
...the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday, and it also confirmed the first MERS case in Oman.
"Investigations are currently ongoing to determine what exposures might be responsible for his infection," it said.

One corona virus case discovered in Abu Dhabi  
November 7, 2013
The Abu Dhabi Health Authority has announced the discovery of a Corona virus-inflicted case in one of Abu Dhabi’s hospitals. The visiting Omani patient, who is 75 years old, suffered from respiratory problems during the month of October, when he was hospitalised and diagnosed and is currently receiving treatment in the intensive care unit of the hospital.


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