By NewsDesk @infectiousdiseasenews
The Saudi Arabia Health Ministry reported the first Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection of November in a individual from Riyadh.
The 58-year-old man had unknown contact with camels and it doesn’t appear it was contracted person-to-person.
Last month, the Kingdom saw 14 MERS-CoV cases.
Globally, from 2012 through 8 October 2019, a total of 2,470 laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with MERS-CoV have been reported to WHO, including 851 associated deaths.
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