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Wednesday, January 1, 2014
#MERS #Coronavirus Oman Confirmation and Death of 59 yo
[This article speaks of the "second"; the first being the 68(M) confirmed on 10/29/13]
January 1, 2014
Muscat - Qena
An official source at the Ministry of Health of Oman, on Wednesday, the second for the diagnosis of infection with HIV Coruna in the Sultanate.
The source explained that the Omani citizen at the age of 59 years, has passed away yesterday, the first Monday; due to deficiencies in lung function caused by severe pneumonia, and the results of laboratory confirmed the virus infected Corona.
The Ministry of Health is fully prepared to deal with these cases, and immediate action by the response team and to take the actions required for each case.