Another MERS death in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health (MOH) has announced five new MERS-CoV cases, one of them fatal.

Over the past two days there have been five new reported cases of MERS infections. One of these people, an 88 year old Saudi woman from Buraydah, has subsequently died.

The other cases of MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus) included two males in their 50s in the capital city Riyadh and two elderly females from Buraydah in the north central part of the country.

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