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Ninth MERS infection recorded in Jordan

By Petra - May 10,2014 - Last updated at May 10,2014

AMMAN — The Health Ministry on Saturday recorded the ninth case diagnosed with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus.

The infected man is a nurse working at a private hospital who dealt with another MERS patient.

Mohammad Abdullat, director of the Health Ministry’s communicable diseases directorate, said the man showed MERS symptoms on Thursday and was diagnosed with the virus on Saturday.

He is currently in fair condition.

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