HAAD reports new Mers case in Abu Dhabi

April 10, 2014 11:15 am

The Health Authority – Abu Dhabi (Haad) has confirmed a 59-year-old man has been diagnosed with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers)-Coronavirus case in the emirate, Wam has reported. The man, known to have diabetes and final stage renal failure, currently on dialysis, complained of respiratory symptoms and was admitted and diagnosed with the illness. The Haad said it is coordinating with the Ministry of Health (MoH) and other authorities, and has taken all necessary measures as per recommendations from the World Health Organisation (WHO).