2014 MERS-CoV outbreak in Jeddah--a link to health care facilities.

@article{Oboho20152014MO,
  title={2014 MERS-CoV outbreak in Jeddah--a link to health care facilities.},
  author={Ikwo K. Oboho and Sara Tomczyk and Ahmad M Al-Asmari and Ayman A Banjar and Hani Saad Al-Mugti and Muhannad S Aloraini and Khulud Z Alkhaldi and Emad L Almohammadi and Basem M. Alraddadi and Susan I. Gerber and David L. Swerdlow and John Thomas Watson and Tariq Ahmed Madani},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={372 9},
  pages={846-54}
}
BACKGROUND A marked increase in the number of cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection occurred in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, in early 2014. We evaluated patients with MERS-CoV infection in Jeddah to explore reasons for this increase and to assess the epidemiologic and clinical features of this disease. METHODS We identified all cases of laboratory-confirmed MERS-CoV infection in Jeddah that were reported to the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health from January 1… CONTINUE READING
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