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Mortality Risk Factors for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Outbreak, South Korea, 2015.

07:00 EST 1st November 2015 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Mortality Risk Factors for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Outbreak, South Korea, 2015."

As of July 15, 2015, the South Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare had reported 186 case-patients with Middle East respiratory syndrome in South Korea. For 159 case-patients with known outcomes and complete case histories, we found that older age and preexisting concurrent health conditions were risk factors for death.

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Name: Emerging infectious diseases
ISSN: 1080-6059
Pages: 2088-2090

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