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Oman adds MERS to infectious diseases list

Oman's health ministry has added Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) to its infectious diseases list to deal with any situation that may threaten public health, Muscat Daily has reported. MERS-CoV has been added to the list as per World Health Organisation (WHO) classification, under 'Group A Diseases and Syndromes' of the communicable diseases under surveillance in the sultanate.