Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) summary and literature update–as of 11 June 2014
As of 11 June, 699 laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) have been reported to WHO, including at least 209 deaths (Figure 1). Overall, 63.5% of cases reporting sex (n=677) are male and the median age is 47 years old (range 9 months-94 years old; n=695). An additional 113 cases occurring between 2012 and 2014 were reported by the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health on 3 June 2014. These cases are not reflected in the current case count as investigation into these cases is currently ongoing with Saudi officials.