Novel Coronavirus: Middle East and United Kingdom

by Wayne Ghesquiere on February 16, 2013

Since April 2012, according to the World Health Organization there have been 5 deaths out of 11 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus.  Known cases have occured in Jordan (Jeddah & Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Doha&Qatar), and in United Kingdom(when an immunocompromised resident was in contact with a travel related case). Coronavirus is an acute respiratory syndrome,the mode and source of transmission are currently unknown. There is no known effective treatment of the infection. Ensure you have a consultation prior to travel to learn ways you can protect yourself

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