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Thursday, August 15, 2013

Health News :First gulf virus case may have creeped into Mumbai

Another viral respiratory disease creeps into the country! Doctors suspect that this time it is a Vashi resident, who the first case is showing the symptoms of the Gulf Virus or Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona virus. The Gulf virus attacks This is a deadly virus causing severe respiratory illness with a mortality rate of almost 60% The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona virus is also termed as the MERS-CoV and is a great cause of concern for the Gulf countries. Now the first case of Gulf virus is suspected in Maharashtra. The 40 year old man patient has been kept under quarantine at the Kasturba Hospital in Chinchpokli. The man had been to Saudi Arabia for about 35 days and had returned back to India on the August 12th. The 40 year old man developed fever that didn’t break for a week, and he went to a local doctor in Navi Mumbai. First Gulf Virus case The patient was admitted to the Ward 30, that deals with infectious diseases, in Chinchpokli’s, Kasturba hospital. On

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