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WHO | Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - update

WHO has been informed of an additional two laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Saudi Arabia.
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Bahrain: 1st MERS case reported in Saudi man | Outbreak News Today

Bahrain: 1st MERS case reported in Saudi man | Outbreak News Today | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Health officials in Bahrain reported details of a fatal Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) case, the first in the country, to the World Health Organization (WHO).
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MERS kills 56-year-old Saudi in Buraidah

MERS kills 56-year-old Saudi in Buraidah | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Attached Files: ID: 1462575273808173600Publication Date: Saturday, May 7, 2016RIYADH: A 56-year-old Saudi man died of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Buraidah on Friday, bringing the total number of deaths to 591 in the...
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First non-travel-associated MERS in Africa–Researchers report past MERS-CoV infections in two Kenyans

First non-travel-associated MERS in Africa–Researchers report past MERS-CoV infections in two Kenyans | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Researchers at the Nairobi, Kenya-based International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and at the University of Bonn Medical Center in Germany have found evidence of MERS-CoV antibodies in archived blood samples from two of 1,122 Kenyan...
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Man dies of MERS in Saudi, brings total death toll of the virus to 582

Man dies of MERS in Saudi, brings total death toll of the virus to 582 | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
A 70-year-old Saudi man died on Thursday from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), through an infected camel, and a 56-year-old is critically ill from the virus in Buraidah.During
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Newly-identified SARS-like virus has potential to cause deadly outbreaks in humans

Newly-identified SARS-like virus has potential to cause deadly outbreaks in humans | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
A virus, similar to SARS and found in the same hosts, could spread to humans.
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MERS deaths reported in Qatar, Saudi Arabia | Outbreak News Today

MERS deaths reported in Qatar, Saudi Arabia | Outbreak News Today | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Qatari health officials notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of an additional Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) case and death in a citizen.
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Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Qatar

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Qatar | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
On 21 February 2016, the National IHR Focal Point of Qatar notified WHO of 1 additional case of Middle…
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MERS-CoV antibodies found in two people in eastern Kenya

MERS-CoV antibodies found in two people in eastern Kenya | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
A new study published in Emerging Infectious Diseases reports that two individuals in Kenya have tested positive for the presence of antibodies to Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus.
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WHO: Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia (February 2, 2016 update) - FluTrackers News and Information

Source: http://www.who.int/csr/don/2-february-2016-mers-saudi-arabia/en/ Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia Disease...
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Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Thailand

On 24 January 2016, the National IHR Focal Point of Thailand notified WHO of 1 laboratory-confirmed case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection.
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Avian Flu Diary: WHO EMRO: Recent High Level Mission To Saudi Arabia On MERS-CoV

Avian Flu Diary: WHO EMRO: Recent High Level Mission To Saudi Arabia On MERS-CoV | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
#10,930As the epicenter of MERS infections in the Middle East, Saudi Arabia arguably has the most to lose from a larger outbreak, and has repeatedly pledged to take the lead in investigating the disease.
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New case of MERS CoV confirmed in Thailand, other states in WHO South-East Asia Region cautioned to remain vigilant

New case of MERS CoV confirmed in Thailand, other states in WHO South-East Asia Region cautioned to remain vigilant | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Thailand today confirmed Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus disease in a traveler, the second such case in the country in the last seven months, as WHO cautioned other member states in its South-East Asia Region against the continuing...
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A global pandemic is more likely than ever - and we're not prepared

A global pandemic is more likely than ever - and we're not prepared | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Recent epidemics such as Ebola and now the Zika virus highlight the increasing vulnerability of the world and economic activity to disease. The risks of a serious pandemic are rising.
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Recent MERS Outbreak in Saudi Arabia

An outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) was reported in Saudi Arabia on March 21, 2016. Mers-CoV is a viral respiratory illness new to humans. The first case was reported in 2012.
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WHO MERS-CoV Update - Saudi Arabia

WHO MERS-CoV Update - Saudi Arabia | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Credit WHO#11,269The World Health Organization has published an update on 16 MERS cases reported to them by the Saudi authorities during the latter half of March.
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MERS research: South Korea discovers mutations, TSRI scientists find clues to neutralizing coronaviruses | Outbreak News Today

MERS research: South Korea discovers mutations, TSRI scientists find clues to neutralizing coronaviruses | Outbreak News Today | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Recent #MERS research in South Korea https://t.co/Rip1TblyvZ
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MERS spreads in UAE health care facilities before diagnoses

MERS spreads in UAE health care facilities before diagnoses | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS, coronavirus infection spread in health care facilities in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, often before the disease was diagnosed, according to an analysis of three clusters conducted by the CDC...
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WHO: Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia

WHO: Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
WHO has published Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia. These updates are usually belated, but they provide a few more details about cases than the Saudis are willing to tell us directly.
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Saudi Arabia reports 6 new MERS cases | Outbreak News Today

Saudi Arabia reports 6 new MERS cases | Outbreak News Today | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
The National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified WHO of 6 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, including 3 deaths during the first two weeks of February.
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Qatari Ministry of Public Health reports new Corona Virus case | WAM

DUBAI, 21st February, 2016 (WAM) -- Qatar's Ministry of Public Health has announced that a new laboratory-confirmed Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) case for 66-year-old Qatari who suffers from several chronic diseases.
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First Reported Autopsy Of Patient With MERS Provides Critical Insights

First Reported Autopsy Of Patient With MERS Provides Critical Insights | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it

Three years after first reported MERS-CoV death, long-awaited findings contradict previous assumptions and highlight the continuing importance of autopsies to understand disease, according to The A…...

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WHO statement of Thailand imported MERS case | Outbreak News Today

WHO statement of Thailand imported MERS case | Outbreak News Today | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Thailand Sunday confirmed Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS CoV) disease in a traveler, the second such case in the country in the last seven months, as WHO cautioned other member states in its South-East Asia Region against the...
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WHO Saudi MERS mission finds progress, urges more steps

A joint mission led by the World Health Organization (WHO) to assess Saudi Arabia's efforts against MERS-CoV said today that the country has made progress an...
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Phuket airport on high alert for MERS - Phuket News

Phuket airport on high alert for MERS - Phuket News | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Phuket airport on high alert for MERS - posted in Phuket News: Phuket airport on high alert for MERS
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Dr Buncha said officials have been checking to ensure that airport screening is being strictly enforced.
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