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The Struggle Against MERS-CoV (The Novel Coronavirus)


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Ian M Mackay, PhD's curator insight, October 11, 2013 9:46 PM

A nicely written concise overview of MERS-CoV from the Oman Medical Journal.

 

"The fact that our current knowledge on this virus is sparse should not induce unnecessary panic or fear, instead it should promote vigilance and a state of preparedness."

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Rhiza Labs FluTracker Forum • View topic - Jeddah MERS Exports - Jordan, Malaysia, Greece, UAE

Rhiza Labs FluTracker Forum • View topic - Jeddah MERS Exports - Jordan, Malaysia, Greece, UAE | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Jeddah #MERS export to UAE (+ Jordan Malaysia Greece) dialysis patient #nCoV #coronavirus #beta2c #SARS-like http://t.co/Luv4uTOns5
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New Coronavirus case reported in Jordan - Petra News Agency

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New Coronavirus case reported in Jordan
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Amman, April 22 (Petra) -- The Health Ministry of Jordan has reported an additional laboratory-confirmed case of human infection with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV).
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Greece Reports First Case Of MERS CoV Infection - RTT News

Greece Reports First Case Of MERS CoV Infection - RTT News | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Greece Reports First Case Of MERS CoV Infection
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The deadly Novel Coronavirus (NCoV) strain, recently renamed MERS-CoV, reflects the fact that most of the reported cases are from that region, mainly Saudi Arabia.
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Rhiza Labs FluTracker Forum • View topic - Jeddah MERS Exports - Jordan, Malaysia, Greece, UAE

Jeddah #MERS export to UAE (+ Jordan Malaysia Greece) dialysis patient #nCoV #coronavirus #beta2c #SARS-like http://t.co/Luv4uTOns5
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Greece Reports First Case Of MERS CoV Infection - RTT News

Greece Reports First Case Of MERS CoV Infection
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The deadly Novel Coronavirus (NCoV) strain, recently renamed MERS-CoV, reflects the fact that most of the reported cases are from that region, mainly Saudi Arabia.
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Saudi Arabia Announces Jump In New Cases Of Deadly MERS Virus - JAAG TV

Saudi Arabia Announces Jump In New Cases Of Deadly MERS Virus - JAAG TV | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has confirmed seven new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), adding up to 36 infections in five days, a sudden increase of a disease that kills about a third of the p (Saudi Arabia confirms 5 new cases of Middle East...
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WHO/Europe | MERS-CoV update: Greece reports first case

WHO/Europe | MERS-CoV update: Greece reports first case | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
On 18 April 2014, the Ministry of Health in Greece reported one laboratory-confirmed case of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). This is the first case of MERS-CoV infection in Greece.
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Virus expert says MERS infection prevention, control has

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Australian virologist says “infection prevention and control has broken down” in KSA & UAE after MERS outbreaks among health care workers (Virus expert says MERS infection prevention, control has "broken down" in Saudi Arabia
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ECDC: MERS-CoV Epidemiological Update & Risk Assessment

ECDC: MERS-CoV Epidemiological Update & Risk Assessment | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
  Credit ECDC   # 8492     As part of their larger overall weekly Communicable Disease Threats report, the ECDC today has updated their assessment of the MERS outbreak in the Middle East.    Middle East respiratory syndrome-...

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SARS-Like MERS Virus Spreads Among Health Care Workers

SARS-Like MERS Virus Spreads Among Health Care Workers | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
The deadly SARS-like virus infects 32 in less than a month according to the WHO.
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WHO warns vs spread of MERS-Cov, urges vigilance in taking precautions - Inquirer.net

WHO warns vs spread of MERS-Cov, urges vigilance in taking precautions - Inquirer.net | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Vaccine News Daily WHO warns vs spread of MERS-Cov, urges vigilance in taking precautions Inquirer.net The World Health Organization (WHO) has recorded 243 infection cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome – Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) worldwide...
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Deadly Coronavirus Travels From Middle East to Southeast Asia - Businessweek

Guardian Liberty Voice Deadly Coronavirus Travels From Middle East to Southeast Asia Businessweek The Filipino man was among a group of four health-care workers in Abu Dhabi who were infected with the coronavirus, which causes Middle Eastern...
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Rhiza Labs FluTracker Forum • View topic - 6 Jeddah MERS Fatal 53 ICU 49 HCW 60 26 Contact 38 13

CIDRAP KSA-MoH cites 6 JEDDAH #MERS cs TODAY = 12 total (6 Jeddah + 6 Riyadh) #nCoV #coronavirus #beta2c #SARS-like http://t.co/F5e03ozlyw
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Rhiza Labs FluTracker Forum • View topic - UAE MERS Superspreader 45M Infect 20 HCWs w/ Onward Transmit

UAE #MERS superspreader infects 20 HCWs #nCoV #coronavirus #beta2c #SARS-like ONWARD TRANSMISSION http://t.co/3oOKRREsSN
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Rhiza Labs FluTracker Forum • View topic - 9 MERS Cases UAE

MORE DETAIL @WHO cites 9 more #MERS ares in UAE #nCoV #coronavirus #beta2c #SARS-like tweet DETAIL http://t.co/AA3o9qsPqD
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New Coronavirus case reported in Jordan - Petra News Agency

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New Coronavirus case reported in Jordan
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Amman, April 22 (Petra) -- The Health Ministry of Jordan has reported an additional laboratory-confirmed case of human infection with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV).
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Rhiza Labs FluTracker Forum • View topic - 9 MERS Cases UAE

MORE DETAIL @WHO cites 9 more #MERS ares in UAE #nCoV #coronavirus #beta2c #SARS-like tweet DETAIL http://t.co/AA3o9qsPqD
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MERS virus: New cases confirmed in Saudi Arabia

MERS virus: New cases confirmed in Saudi Arabia | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Saudi Arabia has confirmed seven new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), adding up to 36 infections in five days, a sudden increase of a disease that kills about a third of the people infected and has no cure.
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Cases of deadly MERS virus spike in Saudi Arabia - RT (blog)

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Cases of deadly MERS virus spike in Saudi Arabia
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MERS is a SARS-like disease which kills approximately one-third of people that become infected. There is currently no cure for it.
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WHO/Europe | MERS-CoV update: Greece reports first case

WHO/Europe | MERS-CoV update: Greece reports first case | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
On 18 April 2014, the Ministry of Health in Greece reported one laboratory-confirmed case of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). This is the first case of MERS-CoV infection in Greece.
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3 Mers Corona virus UAE cases negative - Emirates 24/7

3 Mers Corona virus UAE cases negative - Emirates 24/7 | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
The Global Dispatch 3 Mers Corona virus UAE cases negative Emirates 24/7 Latest update: The Health Authority – Abu Dhabi (Haad) has said that 3 of the individuals who are in isolation in hospital with MERS Coronavirus have now tested negative for...
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Rhiza Labs FluTracker Forum • View topic - 4 More UAE MERS HCWs 44M 30M 34M 28M

assabeet on 12 #MERS cases in UAE #nCoV #coronavirus #beta2c #SARS-like INCLUDES EARLIER CASES http://t.co/6yeZza1SvV
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WHO | Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – update 17-04-2014

On 17 April 2014, the Ministries of Health of Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reported an additional five laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV).
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New virus alert over Middle East outbreak - Gulf Daily News

New virus alert over Middle East outbreak - Gulf Daily News | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Gulf Daily News New virus alert over Middle East outbreak Gulf Daily News DUBAI: A recent spate of infections from a deadly Middle East virus is raising new worries about efforts to contain the illness, with infectious disease experts urging...
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SARS revisited? Sharp jump in cases, hospital outbreaks raise MERS concerns - Ottawa Citizen

SARS revisited? Sharp jump in cases, hospital outbreaks raise MERS concerns - Ottawa Citizen | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
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SARS revisited? Sharp jump in cases, hospital outbreaks raise MERS concerns
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TORONTO — It's beginning to feel like SARS revisited.
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