Letztes Feedback

Meta





 

One foreign health worker dies, five infected with MERS in UAE -agency

Edition:U.S.
Markets HomeU.S.
World HomeU.S.
DUBAI, April 11 (Reuters) - One expatriate health worker has died from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and five others have been infected with the disease in the United Arab Emirates, state news agency WAM reported on Friday.
The cases follow Saudi Arabian reports this week that two deaths and nine other cases of infection had been reported there, including among hospital staff.
WAM said the six were all first aid service personnel from the Philippines working with the UAE Interior Ministry in the city of al-Ain.
The ministry said in a statement that the cases were discovered during periodic medical examinations.
"All necessary health and preventive measures have been taken, putting them in health isolation, and the ministry has been in contact with all the people who had been treated (by the health workers) recently to check on them as a precautionary measure," WAM quoted a ministry statement as saying.
Gulf Arab states rely heavily on expatriates who work in almost every sector in the oil-rich countries.
Earlier this week, Saudi Arabia reported that two people had died in the Red Sea city of Jeddah after contracting the disease. State news agency SPA quoted the Jeddah health authority as saying that six others have recovered while three more are undergoing treatment.
At one point the emergency department of King Fahd hospital in Jeddah was closed for disinfection after one health worker there tested positive for the virus and subsequent tests on other staff members showed further infections.
That led to fears of an epidemic, but Saudi Health Minister Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz al-Rabeeah said the number of cases in Jeddah was in line with cases that had appeared in other parts of the kingdom.
"The rate of incidence is still low, and doesn't represent an epidemic," Rabeeah said in a statement on the ministry's website on Thursday, citing the criteria of the World Health Organisation and other bodies.
The MERS virus emerged in the Middle East in 2012 and is from the same family as the SARS virus. It can cause coughing, fever and pneumonia.
Although the worldwide number of MERS infections is fairly small, the more than 40 percent death rate among confirmed cases and the spread of the virus beyond the Middle East is keeping scientists and public health officials on alert.
Cases have been reported in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Oman and Tunisia as well as in several countries in Europe, and scientists are increasingly focused on a link between human infections and camels as a possible "animal reservoir" of the virus.
EmailPrintReprintsComments (0)This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.
8:47am EDT U.S.
5:43am EDT Discussed86Netanyahu: Israel wants peace talks but ‘not at any price’ 79Obamacare ‘accomplishing goal,’ U.S.
FacebookTwitterRSSYouTube Edition:U.S.ArabicArgentinaBrazilCanadaChinaFranceGermanyIndiaItalyJapanLatin AmericaMexicoRussiaSpainUnited KingdomBack to topReuters.com BusinessMarketsWorldPoliticsTechnologyOpinionMoneyPicturesVideosSite IndexLegal Bankruptcy LawCalifornia LegalNew York LegalSecurities LawSupport & Contact SupportCorrectionsConnect with Reuters Twitter Facebook LinkedIn RSS Podcast Newsletters MobileAbout Privacy PolicyTerms of UseAdvertise With UsAdChoicesCopyright Our Flagship financial information platform incorporating Reuters InsiderAn ultra-low latency infrastructure for electronic trading and data distributionA connected approach to governance, risk and complianceOur next generation legal research platformOur global tax workstationThomsonreuters.comAbout Thomson ReutersInvestor RelationsCareersContact UsThomson Reuters is the world's largest international multimedia news agency, providing investing news, world news, business news, technology news, headline news, small business news, news alerts, personal finance, stock market, and mutual funds information available on Reuters.com, video, mobile, and interactive television platforms. Thomson Reuters journalists are subject to an Editorial Handbook which requires fair presentation and disclosure of relevant interests.
NYSE and AMEX quotes delayed by at least 20 minutes. Nasdaq delayed by at least 15 minutes. For a complete list of exchanges and delays, please click here.
Printable train caboose pattern
New fratpad movies
Wolves and the energy pyramid
Nike elite basketball sock medium
Euro lounger costco leather
Puppies for sale ventura county
Mario birthday ds party invitations templates
Example journal article reviewc
Videos prno con ninas
2006 articles on celebrex
Leveled literacy intervention red kit
Interesting flirty questions to ask a guy you are attracted to
Green and yellow nike elite socks medium
Tphlebotomy certification exam answers
Minecraft full version play free online
Ngesek sama hewan
Cracked hunger games minecraft
Dog ki chut
Short stories for junior high school students
Prevost entertainment bus for sale
Cheap strengthsquest codes
Chocolate covered pretzel shot recipe
Blank computer keyboard worksheet
Diastriobutive property of multiplication worksheets
Usc iml яПО speaker
Coumadin clip art
Great short stories middle school teens
Old male castration surgery video
Free mobile putas videos
John persons douijnohn persons douijn
Marinated round steak recipes
Ladies flashing
Best speech topics for college
Solutions manual stewart early transcendentals 6e download
Dos mundos answer key
Female genital nullification
Jack offfor daughter
Napster $1 fraud
Thank you interview for teaching job
Nam write up example
Women coming tubes
New cherish model
Dani harmer healthani harmer health
Fotos de replay
Good 2 year anniversary gifts for men
Funny female softball team names
Straight talk $45 refill card
Card sayings expecting baby
Amc stubs renew promo code 2013
Modern biology online textbook free
Free resume samples for director of food and nutrition
Forever21 october promo codes 2012
Adderall with 5 htp
2 minute monologues for older women
Valentines day in london viagra
What causes alchol cravings
Diladin side effects
Jerk off by your mom
Mad monkey herbal incense
Debby ryan wet
Cancellation letter alarm company
2012 class quotes
Tfunny dental hygiene slogans
Generic paper doll template
Invitation letter keynote speaker
Campaign speeches for treasurerm
Poems about alcohol and driving
When is akon coming to egypt
Son catches mom play with herself
Monet chandon white star
Dominican poison present pictures
Heartgold codes dsi
Pastor anniversary flyers
Reviews for jeep grand cherokee
Examples of long term goals for administrative assistant
Is 701 exam answers
Mercado de san miguel madrid
How to fix optaimus q error code 67
Gold hammerburst generator
Letter stencils large
Kimberly guilfoyle lingerie
Police mug shots democrats
Template for perfect attendance certificate
Dizzy and right hand numbness
Texas residential lease agreement pdf with texas logo printed on it
Cialis heart attack
Pant camel toe in malls
Sales associate bullets
Liderazgo en power point
Nitto legends integra ratios
Minecraft that does not need java
Labia minora vids
Funny hilarious sarcastic quotes
Claudia molina al desnudo
Miley cyrus vanity fair scandal article
Medical front office resume
Middle schoolmath with pizzazz book c
Sample describe yourself and your ideal match
Free brooklyn raven chat line num
Women marsterbating tubes

11.4.14 15:13

Werbung


bisher 0 Kommentar(e)     TrackBack-URL

Name:
Email:
Website:
E-Mail bei weiteren Kommentaren
Informationen speichern (Cookie)


 Smileys einfügen