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Iran reports its first death from MERS virus
Israel News ^ | Published: 05.29.14 | Staff

Posted on 05/30/2014 7:12:08 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe

TEHRAN - Iran has suffered its first fatality from the Middle Eastern respiratory virus, its official news agency reported Thursday, a day after the first cases in Islamic Republic were publicized.

The IRNA news agency quoted Health Ministry official Mohammad Mahdi Gouya as saying the virus killed a 53-year-old woman in Kerman,

(Excerpt) Read more at ynetnews.com ...


TOPICS: Health/Medicine
KEYWORDS: iran; mers; mersvirus

1 posted on 05/30/2014 7:12:08 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe
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Ping...(Thanks, yefragetuwrabrumuy!)


2 posted on 05/30/2014 7:29:56 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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3 posted on 05/30/2014 7:51:21 AM PDT by wtd
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To: Smokin' Joe

Thanks for the ping!


4 posted on 05/30/2014 7:27:56 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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You’re Welcome, Alamo-Girl!


5 posted on 05/30/2014 7:40:45 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: wtd

Thanks for the ping.

Someone sent me a phylogenetic tree of the MERS virus. So far, MERS is showing very little variation. I guess that’s good, since that means the virus has not yet become easily transmissible.


6 posted on 05/30/2014 8:56:15 PM PDT by exDemMom (Current visual of the hole the US continues to dig itself into: http://www.usdebtclock.org/)
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