Saudi Arabia Reports 13 New MERS Cases Linked With Outbreak At Riyadh Hospital

CIDRAP News: Thirteen new MERS cases confirmed in Riyadh outbreak
“Saudi Arabia reported 14 new MERS-CoV illnesses, along with four more deaths, over the past three days, with all but one of the infections linked to an ongoing hospital-related outbreak in Riyadh. … The only case confirmed over the past few days outside of Riyadh involves a 64-year-old foreign man in the southern city of Najran who works in a health setting, Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health (MOH) said…” (Schnirring, 8/17).