Middle east respiratory syndrome coronavirus during pregnancy, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2013

Asim Malik, Karim Medhat El Masry, Mini Ravi, Falak Sayed

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Abstract

As of June 19, 2015, the World Health Organization had received 1,338 notifications of laboratory-confirmed infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). Little is known about the course of or treatment for MERS-CoV in pregnant women. We report a fatal case of MERS-CoV in a pregnant woman administered combination ribavirin-peginterferon-α therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)515-517
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Volume22
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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