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The outbreak has grown to 759 infections and 468 deaths and shows no sign of slowing.
WHO officials see some traction with community engagement and calmed tensions, but tough challenges finding and chasing all transmission chains.
The percentage of people visiting the doctor for influenza-like illness jumped from 3.3% to 3.8%, and hospitalization rates continue to climb.
Also, experts call for the WHO to reconvene its Ebola emergency committee and consider declaring a public health emergency of international concern.
Saudi Arabia has now logged 22 MERS cases in 2019, and at least 4 new cases in Wadi ad-Dawasir were acquired in a healthcare facility.
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