Wednesday 21 August 2013

2nd French MERS-CoV patient still in serious condition

1st sources: @makoto_au_japon & @HelenBranswell

Nord Pas-de-Calais reports that the patient remains in intensive care in serious condition. He is not in isolation as he is MERS-CoV free.

The 51-year-old male (51M) patient was locally infected, showing signs on May 8th 2013. He was believed to have been infected after sharing a 20m2 room and single bathroom, with the MERS-CoV index case, 64M from the United Arab Emirates. 

51M was admitted to hospital in Lille May 9th. He has been there for 104 days or 3-months and 12 days.

The index case died May 28th.

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