Lebanon detect virus infections first MERS

Lebanon detect virus infections first MERS

8/5 day, Lebanese Health Ministry said it had detected the first case of a viral infection causing acute respiratory syndrome in the some interesting facts Middle East (MERS).

Cases on a Lebanese citizen, who traveled in many countries in the Persian Gulf last month. In a statement, Minister Wael Abu Faour Lebanon Health confirmed patients have been discharged from hospital after recovering positive health.

Lebanon detect virus infections first MERS
Lebanon detect virus infections first MERS

Authorities also undertook to examine the safety measures in hospitals where patients are treated, in order to ensure the disease does not spread.

Besides, he assured the public Faour Lebanon and called on people to actively prevent respiratory diseases interesting science facts. Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus virus is considered “cousins” of viruses cause inflammation syndrome, acute respiratory (SARS), once the pandemic virus in Asia in 2003.

Like SARS, virus Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus can cause flu symptoms and is said can be transmitted from animals to humans, but is more dangerous than SARS, MERS-CoV can cause kidney failure and mortality in people infected up to 51% patients.

Was detected for the first time in mid-2012, this virus has spread from the Gulf countries to North Africa, Southeast Asia and Europe, as hundreds of people infected, of which 100 were fatal.

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