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WHO confirms two more Saudi MERS cases - CIDRAP

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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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2013-10-10. + COMMENT NOW; en_GB, articles, sharing, tweet. Print this article; EMAIL; increase decrease.
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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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Saudi MERS-free ahead of hajj

Saudi MERS-free ahead of hajj | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Saudi authorities have not yet recorded any cases of the deadly MERS virus ahead of the annual hajj that starts Sunday, with the kingdom hosting some two million Muslim pilgrims (#Saudi #MERS-free ahead of #hajj http://t.co/Uyvd0BOa5u...
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Health Officials To Watch For Muslim Pilgrims With SARS-Like Symptoms - CBS Local

Health Officials To Watch For Muslim Pilgrims With SARS-Like Symptoms - CBS Local | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
The Week Magazine Health Officials To Watch For Muslim Pilgrims With SARS-Like Symptoms CBS Local LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Southern California doctors and health officials will be on the lookout for Muslim pilgrims returning from Saudi Arabia with...
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Saudi Arabia set for haj despite MERS virus fears - The Times of India

Saudi Arabia set for haj despite MERS virus fears - The Times of India | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Saudi Arabia is gearing up for next week's haj with scores of pilgrims set to miss the world's largest annual gathering over construction work and fears about a deadly virus.
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MERS Risk and Hajj - How to Prepare for a Healthy Pilgrammage

MERS Risk and Hajj - How to Prepare for a Healthy Pilgrammage | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Public health officials in the Gulf states are playing down fears about an outbreak of the deadly MERS coronavirus among pilgrims travelling to the Hajj in Saudi Arabia this month, though doctors a...
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New Sars, perhaps transmitted man from dromedaries | Pneumatico

New Sars, perhaps transmitted man from dromedaries | Pneumatico | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
MILAN – It could be the dromedary to convey to man the new SARS coronavirus in the Middle East (Mers-CoV) that according to the latest WHO bulletin has infected 96 people worldwide, causing 46 deaths.
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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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Origin of MERS coronavirus identified

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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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Safety tips for Haj travel - Malaysia | The Star Online

Safety tips for Haj travel - Malaysia | The Star Online | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Here are five tips all Haj pilgrims should know before planning their journey.
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This virus is deadlier than SARS - The Week Magazine

This virus is deadlier than SARS - The Week Magazine | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
The Week Magazine This virus is deadlier than SARS The Week Magazine MERS is a respiratory illness caused by a coronavirus — a fancy name that encompasses everything from the common cold to SARS, which originated in China and caused over 700 deaths...
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Middle Eastern virus may mar hajj pilgrimage - Religion News Service

Middle Eastern virus may mar hajj pilgrimage - Religion News Service | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
(RNS) This year’s hajj challenge is the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus, which was first reported in Saudi Arabia last year.
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Next Week’s Hajj Raises the Risk of a MERS Outbreak. Good Thing the CDC Is Shut Down 

Next Week’s Hajj Raises the Risk of a MERS Outbreak. Good Thing the CDC Is Shut Down  | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Saudi Arabia has already downsized the number of pilgrims allowed to attend this year’s Hajj, which will take place next week, over fears about the spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus.
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