Attached was sent to me and I was told that a patient was admitted at the medical center which was later found to be positive with MERS-COV.
I am not sure if the same patient was the one they brought to RITM. The patient was first admitted at a medical center and was later transferred to RITM. Also, as of now, they are trying to identify those person that was with her in the PUJ.
It is not clear if the patient was among those passenger from Saudi where a Filipina nurse was tested positive with MERS-COV or if there was any relation or connection with that.
To all of my friends please be extra cautious.
Wear a mask, wash your hands regularly
What is MERS-COV?
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is viral respiratory illness first reported in Saudi Arabia in 2012. It is caused by a coronavirus called MERS-CoV. Most people who have been confirmed to have MERS-CoV infection developed severe acute respiratory illness. They had fever, cough, and shortness of breath. About 30% of people confirmed to have MERS-CoV infection have died. Source CDC