WHO is Notified of 22 Cases of MERS-CoV in Saudi Arabia

September 8, 2015

Between Aug. 26 and Aug. 31, 2015, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of 22 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, including three deaths. Fifteen of these reported cases are associated with a MERS-CoV outbreak currently occurring in a hospital in Riyadh City.

Between Aug. 26 and Aug. 31, 2015, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of 22 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, including three deaths. Fifteen of these reported cases are associated with a MERS-CoV outbreak currently occurring in a hospital in Riyadh City.

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Source: WHO