Novel coronavirus infection update

The latest news about novel coronavirus infection after 7 June 2013, which has been renamed after Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), click to find more updated information about MERS-CoV infection.

7 June 2013
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Globally, from September 2012 to date, WHO has been informed of a total of 55 laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with MERS-CoV, including 31 deaths. ... > read more

5 June 2013
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The Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia has notified WHO of an additional laboratory-confirmed case with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). ... > read more

2 June 2013
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Globally, from September 2012 to date, WHO has been informed of a total of 53 laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with MERS-CoV, including 30 deaths. ... > read more

1 June 2013
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The Ministry of Health in Italy, through the European Union's Early Warning Response System, has notified WHO of a laboratory-confirmed case with (MERS-CoV) in a resident in the country. ... > read more

31 May 2013
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Globally, from September 2012 to date, WHO has been informed of a total of 50 laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with MERS-CoV, including 30 deaths. ... > read more

29 May 2013
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The Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia has notified WHO of an additional five laboratory-confirmed cases with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). ... > read more

23 May 2013
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The Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia has notified WHO of an additional laboratory-confirmed case of infection with the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). ... > read more

22 May 2013
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The Ministry of Health in Tunisia has notified WHO of two laboratory-confirmed cases and a probable case of infection with the novel coronavirus (nCoV). ... > read more

18 May 2013
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From September 2012 to date, WHO has been informed of a global total of 41 laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with nCoV, including 20 deaths. ... > read more

15 May 2013
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From September 2012 to date, WHO has been informed of a global total of 40 laboratory confirmed cases of human infection with nCoV, including 20 deaths, from 6 countries ... > read more

14 May 2013
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From September 2012 to date, WHO has been informed of a global total of 38 laboratory confirmed cases of human infection with nCoV, including 20 deaths. ... > read more

12 May 2013
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The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health in France has informed WHO of an additional laboratory-confirmed case with infection of the novel coronavirus (NCoV). ... > read more

9 May 2013
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The Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia has informed WHO of an additional two laboratory confirmed cases of infection with the novel coronavirus (nCoV). ... > read more

8 May 2013
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The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health in France has informed WHO of one confirmed case with infection of the novel coronavirus (NCoV). . ... > read more

6 May 2013
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The Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia has informed WHO of an additional three laboratory confirmed cases of infection with the novel coronavirus (nCoV). Two of the patients died on 3 May 2013 and one is currently in critical condition. ... > read more

3 May 2013
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The Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia has informed WHO of an additional three laboratory confirmed cases of infection with the novel coronavirus (nCoV). ... > read more

2 May 2013
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The Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia has informed WHO of seven new laboratory confirmed cases of infection with the novel coronavirus (nCoV), including five deaths. ... > read more

26 March 2013
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The patient was a 73-year-old male from United Arab Emirates, who was transferred from a hospital in Abu Dhabi to Munich by air ambulance on 19 March 2013. He died on 26 March 2013. In the United Kingdom, the index patient in the family cluster reported on 11 February 2013 with travel history to Pakistan and Saudi Arabia prior to his illness, has died. ... > read more

23 March 2013
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The patient is a contact of the previous case reported in the Disease Outbreak News on 12 March 2013. This person suffered a mild illness, and has recovered and been discharged from hospital. Currently, there is insufficient information available to allow a conclusive assessment of the mode and source of transmission. ... > read more

12 March 2013
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The patient, a 39-year-old male, developed symptoms on 24 February 2013. He was hospitalized on 28 February 2013 and died on 2 March 2013. To date, WHO has been informed of a global total of 15 confirmed cases of human infection with nCoV, including nine deaths. ... > read more

6 March 2013
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A 69-year-old male, was hospitalized on 10 February 2013 and died on 19 February 2013. Preliminary investigation indicated that the patient had no contact with previously reported cases of NCoV infection and did not have recent history of travel ... > read more

21 February 2013
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The patient was hospitalized on 29 January 2013 and died on 10 February 2013 ... > read more

16 February 2013
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The patient is a UK resident and does not have recent travel history outside the UK. The case is recovering from mild respiratory illness and is currently well ... > read more

13 February 2013
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The patient is a UK resident and a relative of the case announced on 11 February 2013. The latest confirmed case does not have any recent travel history outside the UK and is currently hospitalized in an intensive care unit. It is understood that this patient has pre-existing medical conditions that may have increased susceptibility to respiratory infections ... > read more

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