OFW Cleared of MERS-CoV

An Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) from Saudi Arabia who was quarantined at the Western Visayas Medical Center due to suspected Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) has been officially cleared of the disease.

Tests showed the patient, a 59-year old construction supervisor, was negative for MERS-CoV.

The OFW arrived in Capiz on December 30 and brought to a hospital in Iloilo City on Sunday due to fever and coughing.


(Source: ABS-CBN.com)

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