Monday, May 12, 2014

MERS 2nd Confirmed Case in US - Florida | Avian Flu Diary/CDC

Biological Alert

MERS Co-V Update 12.05.2014:

Second Case of #MERS Confirmed in FL - CDC Press Conference Today - 2p EST

[CDC and Florida Department of Health officials are investigating the second case of MERS-CoV infection in the United States. MERS-CoV, a virus relatively new to humans, was first reported in Saudi Arabia in 2012. On May 2, 2014 CDC reported the first case of MERS in the United States.]

#CDC Press Conference Today: 2nd #MERS Case Imported To US - Avian Flu Diary.blogspot

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The CDC has informed the media that they will hold a press conference at 2pm this afternoon
to announce the 2nd imported MERS case to the United States, at 2pm EDT today..

I’ll have updates and details as they become available.


CDC announces second imported case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection in the United States

Date: May 12, 2014 11:22 AM
Media Advisory


For Immediate Release



Monday, May 12, 2014
Contact: CDC Media Relations
(404) 639-3286


CDC announces second imported case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection in the United States


WHAT: CDC and Florida Department of Health officials are investigating the second case of MERS-CoV infection in the United States. MERS-CoV, a virus relatively new to humans, was first reported in Saudi Arabia in 2012. On May 2, 2014 CDC reported the first case of MERS in the United States.


WHO: Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., Director, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Anne Schuchat, M.D. (RADM, USPHS) Assistant Surgeon General, United States Public Health Service; Director, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
John H. Armstrong, MD, FACS, FCCP
Florida’s State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health
http://afludiary.blogspot.com/2014/05/cdc-press-conference-today-2nd-imported.html
http://usaebn.org/web/index.php/medical-report/764-mers-cov-outbreak-us-indiana
http://www.newsweek.com/patient-mers-virus-indiana-traveled-saudi-arabia-249510
http://usaebn.org/web/media/kunena/attachments/63/MERSOutbreakinUS-Indiana.pdf
http://madtownpreppers.blogspot.com/2014/03/biological-alert-ebola-outbreak-in.html 



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