Thailand: Middle East respiratory syndrome corona virus (MERS-COV)

According to the reporters, it had been announced by the Ministry of Public Health, Thailand on 30th July 2016, that a laboratory had confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in an 18 year old Kuwaiti man who arrived in Thailand on 25th July with his family.

Symptoms were been developed by the patient on 25th July at the time of flight from Kuwait to Bangkok. He sought medical treatment on 26th July at a hospital in Bangkok.

As per to the reports, there were no history of direct contacts with the camels or with a suspected human case of MERS-COV infection, he had a history of travel in the Middle East in the previous 14 days.

He tested positive on 28th July for MERS-COV in three separate laboratories.

The doctors referred him and admitted him to an isolation ward in the national referral hospital for infectious diseases.

The condition of the patient improved rapidly and two subsequent laboratory tests on 31st July and 1st August returned negative for MERS-COV from four reference laboratories.

The specimens which were collected from his family contacts were also negative.

The patient was then discharged from eth hospital and then left for Thailand with his family on 4th August.

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