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Coronavirus case found in Qatar - Northern Voices Online

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Coronavirus case found in Qatar
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The statement added the patient didn't travel for two weeks prior to the infection, and that had not been in contact with anyone suffering from coronavirus.
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New MERS infection case brings total to 120 | Arab News — Saudi Arabia News, Middle East News, Opinion, Economy and more.

New MERS infection case brings total to 120 | Arab News — Saudi Arabia News, Middle East News, Opinion, Economy and more. | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Arab News, an English-language daily, is a leading source of commentaries and news on Saudi Arabia, sports, business, Islam, lifestyle and more.
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MERS-CoV, Saudi Arabia: One new case confirmed (MoH, October 18 2013): 120 cases, 51 deaths so far - FluTrackers

MERS-CoV, Saudi Arabia: One new case confirmed (MoH, October 18 2013): 120 cases, 51 deaths so far - FluTrackers | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
MERS-CoV, Saudi Arabia: One new case confirmed (MoH, October 18 2013): 120 cases, 51 deaths so far Novel Coronavirus - NCoV ( hCoV-EMC) 2012 - 2013 (#Saudi Arabia - New case: Patient, 73, hospitalized in ICU in Riyadh with #coronavirus
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Drug cocktail for MERS in monkeys shows promise for humans

Drug cocktail for MERS in monkeys shows promise for humans | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Nearly half the people with confirmed cases of MERS in the Middle East and Europe have died. (Drug cocktail for MERS in monkeys shows promise for humans.....I wonder how many infectious deceases are out there...
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Qatar - 6th case: Man, 61, hospitalized in stable condition with novel coronavirus - October 17, 2013 - FluTrackers

Qatar - 6th case: Man, 61, hospitalized in stable condition with novel coronavirus - October 17, 2013 - FluTrackers | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Qatar - 6th case: Man, 61, hospitalized in stable condition with novel coronavirus - October 17, 2013 Novel Coronavirus - NCoV ( hCoV-EMC) 2012 - 2013 (RT @FluTrackers: #Qatar - 6th case: Man, 61, hospitalized in stable condition novel #coronavirus...
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WHO confirms two more Saudi MERS cases - CIDRAP

WHO confirms two more Saudi MERS cases - CIDRAP | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
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WHO confirms two more Saudi MERS cases
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Meanwhile, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), in its weekly Communicable Disease Threats Report today, listed a MERS-CoV count of 141 cases with 62 deaths.
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Fresh coronavirus deaths in Saudi Arabia - The New Indian Express

Fresh coronavirus deaths in Saudi Arabia - The New Indian Express | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
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Fresh coronavirus deaths in Saudi Arabia
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Last Updated: 15th October 2013 09:53 AM.
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Muslims start hajj pilgrimage with smaller numbers amid controls over ... - Ottawa Citizen

Muslims start hajj pilgrimage with smaller numbers amid controls over ... - Ottawa Citizen | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
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Muslims start hajj pilgrimage with smaller numbers amid controls over ...
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The Saudi health minister, Abdullah al-Rabiah, said late Saturday that no cases of the coronavirus infection have been detected among pilgrims.
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MERS in Europe: which risks? | TELL ME

MERS in Europe: which risks? | TELL ME | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
RT @TellMEProjectEu: Sure there's no risk of MERS in Europe? @ECDC is not http://t.co/SnXsn0xl0K
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Origin of MERS coronavirus identified

Origin of MERS coronavirus identified | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
The newly emerged Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) has circulated in bats for a substantial time, before making the species leap to humans, according to research.
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Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases Grant Supports Research on ... - Santa Barbara Independent

Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases Grant Supports Research on ... - Santa Barbara Independent | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases Grant Supports Research on ...
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UC Santa Barbara's Cheryl J. Briggs, the Duncan and Susan Mellichamp Chair in Systems Biology, is working to find an answer to that question.
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Coronavirus claims 2 Saudi lives - Al-Shorfa

Coronavirus claims 2 Saudi lives - Al-Shorfa | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Coronavirus claims 2 Saudi lives
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New MERS coronavirus emerged from bats to humans: Research - News-Medical.net

New MERS coronavirus emerged from bats to humans: Research - News-Medical.net | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
New MERS coronavirus emerged from bats to humans: Research News-Medical.net The newly emerged Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) has circulated in bats for a substantial time, before making the species leap to humans, according...
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MERS virus checks stepped up at airport as haj pilgrims return

MERS virus checks stepped up at airport as haj pilgrims return | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Screeners at airport check for Mers symptoms in travellers coming home from Saudi Arabia (#HongKong: #MERS #virus checks stepped up at #airport as #haj #pilgrims return http://t.co/BVYnyCZnsS #nCoV...
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MERS coronavirus: Qatari man is the 139th confirmed case globally

MERS coronavirus: Qatari man is the 139th confirmed case globally | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
MERS coronavirus: Qatari man is the 139th confirmed case globally - The Global Dispatch : http://t.co/nIpAA6V0Xg
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Molecular Life Sciences

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microbiologybytes:
“Emergence of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS)
“ Nice summary post from PLOS Pathogens explaining where we’re at with MERS:
“It began routinely…
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Qatar MERS Case Raises Hajj Concerns

Recombinomics Commentary (#MERS Qatar case raises #Hajj concerns #nCoV #coronavirus #beta2c #SARS-like http://t.co/i0zITKaEwV)
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As the Hajj Unfolds in Saudi Arabia, A Deep Look Inside the Battle Against MERS | TIME.com

As the Hajj Unfolds in Saudi Arabia, A Deep Look Inside the Battle Against MERS | TIME.com | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
For more than a year, Saudi Arabia has struggled to control the new disease MERS. Now, with millions of Muslim pilgrims descending on the country, the challenge will get that much tougher.
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After SARS: A New Virus in Saudi Arabia Underscores the Need to Police Disease in Animals | TIME.com

After SARS: A New Virus in Saudi Arabia Underscores the Need to Police Disease in Animals | TIME.com | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
A new and deadly coronavirus emerges in Saudi Arabia. When will we learn to predict emerging diseases in animals before they make the jump to humans.

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Ian M Mackay, PhD's curator insight, October 16, 2013 7:22 AM

A very good overievw of the emergence of MERS-CoV.

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

WHO | Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - update | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
WHO has been informed of an additional two laboratory-confirmed cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection in Saudi Arabia.
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Origin of MERS coronavirus identified

Origin of MERS coronavirus identified | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
The newly emerged Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) has circulated in bats for a substantial time, before making the species leap to humans, according to research published in (The newly emerged Middle East respiratory...

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Ian M Mackay, PhD's curator insight, October 14, 2013 7:20 AM

"Suggests" is a key word in this article.

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Survey: MERS advice for high-risk Hajj pilgrims often ignored

Survey: MERS advice for high-risk Hajj pilgrims often ignored | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Pre-Hajj survey finds that at-risk French pilgrims aren't cancelling plans because of MERS.
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The Struggle Against MERS-CoV (The Novel Coronavirus)


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Ian M Mackay, PhD's curator insight, October 12, 2013 12:46 AM

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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Hajj pilgrimage could cause deadly Mers virus outbreak

Hajj pilgrimage could cause deadly Mers virus outbreak | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
With so many people gathering at the Grand Mosque, it is claimed that it could become a breeding ground for the debilitating Middle-East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV).

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Ed Rybicki's curator insight, October 12, 2013 9:04 AM

Well, it's how poliovirus got spread around the world after its near-eradication - so vigilance is required.

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2 more Saudis die of MERS coronavirus - Arab News

2 more Saudis die of MERS coronavirus - Arab News | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
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2 more Saudis die of MERS coronavirus
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RIYADH: Two more Saudis have died of the MERS coronavirus, raising death toll from the respiratory disease in the Kingdom to 51, the Ministry of Health said on Thursday.
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