In a profile of MERS-CoV cases in Saudi Arabia for May, the World Health Organization (WHO) today provided more details about 14 cases and noted that 4 were part of two clusters.

In other developments, the WHO released a new protocol for investigating Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) surface contamination in health settings, and Saudi Arabia’s ministry of health (MOH) announced one new case detected in Riyadh.

Clusters in a household and hospital

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See also:

Jul 16 WHO update

Jul 16 Saudi MOH report

Jun WHO protocol on MERS-CoV surface sampling in health settings