MERS-CoV infection among healthcare workers and risk factors for death: Retrospective analysis of all laboratory-confirmed cases reported to WHO from 2012 to 2 June 2018


About 50 percent of reported laboratory-confirmed infections of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) have occurred in healthcare settings, with healthcare workers constituting over a third of all secondary infections.

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Content Author: 
Amgad A. Elkholya, Rebecca Grant, Abdullah Assiri
Content Source: 
Journal of Infection and Public Health
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News