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Jordan: elderly man dead

1 Jun, 2014

A 69-year-old Jordanian man dies after contracting the virus. An official at Jordan’s Health Ministry confirms :

The man, who suffered from diabetes and high blood pressure, died in hospital on Wednesday. He died five days after he was admitted to hospital.

The official said the latest death brings to six the number of fatalities in Jordan from MERS since it first emerged in 2012.