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Five new MERS cases reported in 3 countries - CIDRAP

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CIDRAP Five new MERS cases reported in 3 countries CIDRAP Five new Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infections, two fatal, were reported today in three countries, including the first one in Kuwait since November and another...
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Suspected MERS (or Coronavirus)) case quarantined -- Min. Sabeeh - Kuwait News Agency

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10 new cases of Mers coronavirus in Saudi Arabia - The National

10 new cases of Mers coronavirus in Saudi Arabia - The National | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Independent Online 10 new cases of Mers coronavirus in Saudi Arabia The National RIYADH // Saudi Arabia reported 10 confirmed new cases of a deadly respiratory disease during Islam's fasting month of Ramadan, and subsequent Eid Al Fitr holiday,...
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The Guardian view on Ebola and the need for new drugs

The Guardian view on Ebola and the need for new drugs | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Editorial: Viral disease has been disrupting continents and civilisations for centuries. Time for a quicker response
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New Case Of Human Infection With MERS-CoV Reported In Iran: WHO - RTT News

New Case Of Human Infection With MERS-CoV Reported In Iran: WHO - RTT News | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
New Case Of Human Infection With MERS-CoV Reported In Iran: WHO RTT News The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) said Wednesday that the National IHR Focal Point of Iran has informed it of an additional laboratory-confirmed case of human...
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Two New Cases Of MERS CoV Infection Reported In UAE - RTT News

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Two New Cases Of MERS CoV Infection Reported In UAE
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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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Seven New Cases Of MERS CoV Infection Reported In Saudi Arabia - RTT News

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Seven New Cases Of MERS CoV Infection Reported In Saudi Arabia
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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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MERS virus won't stop Filipino Muslims from Mecca pilgrimage - Inquirer.net

MERS virus won't stop Filipino Muslims from Mecca pilgrimage - Inquirer.net | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
MERS virus won't stop Filipino Muslims from Mecca pilgrimage Inquirer.net He said like any other pilgrim, they were made to undergo at least four vaccinations, which could help protect them from upper respiratory infections and other diseases...
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New MERS Cases in Abu Dhabi - Dubai Chronicle

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ArabianBusiness.com New MERS Cases in Abu Dhabi Dubai Chronicle The World Health Organization says that 15 countries have reported cases of the Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus, with the majority of them located in the Arabian...
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New coronavirus case discovered - Saudi Gazette

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New coronavirus case discovered
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JEDDAH — The Ministry of Health has announced one more coronavirus case in Jeddah. The ministry said the patient is a 52-year-old expatriate who was admitted to a government hospital in Jeddah.
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Coronavirus on the wane, says Saudi health minister - Trend.Az

Coronavirus on the wane, says Saudi health minister - Trend.Az | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Instances of coronavirus infection (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) are receding but precautionary measures will remain in place, according to acting Health Minister Adel Fakeih.
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Mers: Terror in Saudi hospitals helped spread of coronavirus - gulfnews.com

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Both Sars and Mers are coronaviruses, named for their shapes. Both are thought to have originated in bats and then spread through other animals to people.
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Kerman Iran MERS Clusters Linked To Umrah KSA Pilgrims

Recombinomics Commentary (RT @hniman: Kerman Iran #MERS Clusters Linked To Umrah KSA Pilgrims #nCoV #coronavirus #beta2c #SARS-like http://t.co/sFLJ0arEZC)...
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Mers: Terror in Saudi hospitals helped spread of coronavirus

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Doctors and nurses refused to treat the sick or stopped coming to work altogether (#Mers: How terror in #Saudi hospitals helped spread of virus, says report http://t.co/Xt0nlYowE5...
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Man dies from coronavirus in Saudi Arabia - www.worldbulletin.net

Man dies from coronavirus in Saudi Arabia - www.worldbulletin.net | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
www.worldbulletin.net Man dies from coronavirus in Saudi Arabia www.worldbulletin.net Saudi Arabia has reported a new death from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), commonly known as coronavirus, on Sunday bringing the total number of...
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Expat doc dies after a 105-day battle with coronavirus - Saudi Gazette

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Expat doc dies after a 105-day battle with coronavirus
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JEDDAH – Female doctor Hajir Muhammad Muhammad Ali passed away last week in Jeddah leaving behind her husband and children to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr alone.
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Iran - Woman, 67, confirmed coronavirus MERS death - FluTrackers

Iran - Woman, 67, confirmed coronavirus MERS death Iran - coronavirus (RT @FluTrackers: #Iran - Woman, 67, confirmed #coronavirus #MERS death - 5th case in Iran http://t.co/D14dmeloGo)...
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Scientists Are Now Worried That MERS Could Be Airborne

Scientists Are Now Worried That MERS Could Be Airborne | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
MERS has infected at least 850 people since it first emerged two years ago.

Saudi scientists have found gene fragments of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus in air from a barn housing an infected camel and say this suggests the disease may be transmitted through the air.

MERS, a serious respiratory illness caused by a virus known as a coronavirus (CoV), has infected at least 850 people since it first emerged two years ago and killed at least 327 of them, according to latest figures from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).

The vast majority of human cases have been in Saudi Arabia, but isolated MERS cases have been reported across Europe and in Asia and the United States in people linked who have recently traveled in the Middle East.

Scientists are not sure of the origin of the virus, but several studies have linked it to camels and some experts think it is being passed to humans through close physical contact or through the consumption of camel meat or camel milk.

However, in this latest study, published in the online journal of the American Society for Microbiology mBio, scientists said the detection of the virus in air samples was concerning and needed to be followed up.

 


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Remind me NOT to go into any camel barns in the near future....

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

On 3, 5, 6, 8 and 10 July 2014, the National IHR Focal Point for Saudi Arabia reported an additional 7 laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), and the death of a previously reported case.
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'Coronavirus still a threat' | DT News

'Coronavirus still a threat' | DT News | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Though the officials in Bahrain confirmed that the Kingdom is free from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), a senior health official has warned that the deadly virus remains a threat to the entire world.
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Saudi Arabia reports 5 more MERS cases, 1 more death

Saudi Arabia reports 5 more MERS cases, 1 more death | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
The CDC has updated its guidance on air medical transport of MERS patients as new cases continue.
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Saudi Arabia, UAE report more MERS cases - CIDRAP

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WHO said global understanding of the disease continues to evolve and that all countries should be alert for acute respiratory infections and investigate any unusual patterns.
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WHO | Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – update

#WHO #Outbreak #H1N1 Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – update http://t.co/AI1ZcC0TV9
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(MERS-CoV) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - Waaheen Media Group

(MERS-CoV) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - Waaheen Media Group | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
WHO experts probe Middle-Eastern respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Published by Maxamuud Jama on June 28, 2014 | Comments Off. jeddah_mers_May14 A team of experts from WHO started a ...
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WHO | Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – update

On 22 June 2014, the National IHR Focal Point for the Islamic Republic of Iran reported to WHO an additional laboratory-confirmed case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection.
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World Health Organization says most MERS cases are preventable, virus ... - Newser

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