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Oman reports first MERS death in nearly a year

Oman reported Thursday its first death of a person from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in nearly a year. No further details were given in the health ministry statement carried by the official ONA news agency. It is the third MERS fatality in the Gulf sultanate.

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