Two new MERS cases reported by Jordan

May 4, 2014 10:34 am

The Jordanian health ministry has said two new infections from MERS coronavirus have been detected in the country, one a Saudi man and the other a Jordanian medic who was treating him, AFP has reported. The new cases bring to seven the total number of people who were diagnosed in Jordan with the disease known as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome since 2012. “The Jordanian medic, 28 got infected while he was treating the Saudi patient. He is in a stable condition,” Mohammad Abdallat, who heads the ministry’s communicable disease unit, said.