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MERS-CoV: Mecca Hajj, Umrah pilgrimages could trigger pandemic - DigitalJournal.com

MERS-CoV: Mecca Hajj, Umrah pilgrimages could trigger pandemic - DigitalJournal.com | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
DigitalJournal.com MERS-CoV: Mecca Hajj, Umrah pilgrimages could trigger pandemic DigitalJournal.com With millions of people expected to participate in the annual Hajj and Umrah pilgrimages to Mecca and Medina between July and October, the...
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Fears new deadly virus in Middle East could go global as millions prepare to visit the region for annual pilgrimage

Fears new deadly virus in Middle East could go global as millions prepare to visit the region for annual pilgrimage | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Health officials in Saudi Arabia are preparing for the annual Hajj pilgrimage this autumn, which sees millions of Muslims visit the country each year (pictured), as fears grow over a deadly new virus.
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Threat of virus looms over Haj - Khaleej Times

Threat of virus looms over Haj - Khaleej Times | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Virologists are casting a worried eye on this year’s Haj pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia as they struggle with the enigmatic, deadly virus known as MERS which is striking hardest in the kingdom.
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Saudi clerics approve call for fewer haj pilgrims this year | Reuters

Saudi clerics approve call for fewer haj pilgrims this year | Reuters | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's religious authorities on Wednesday approved a request by the government to reduce the number of pilgrims permitted at Islam's annual haj this year to allow expansion work (#Coronavirus: #Saudi clerics approve call...
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MERS Not Spreading Widely In Saudi Arabia, Experts Believe

MERS Not Spreading Widely In Saudi Arabia, Experts Believe | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
The MERS-CoV does not appear to be spreading widely in Saudi Arabia, says a Joint Mission of experts from the World Health Organization and Saudi Aradia.
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Microbes Infect. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV): Challenges in Identifying Its Source and Controlling Its Spread. - FluTrackers

Microbes Infect. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV): Challenges in Identifying Its Source and Controlling Its Spread. - FluTrackers | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Microbes Infect. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV): Challenges in Identifying Its Source and Controlling Its Spread. Studies, Academia (Microbes Infect.
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CDC - Coronavirus - Middle East Respiratory Syndrome - MERS-CoV

CDC - Coronavirus - Middle East Respiratory Syndrome - MERS-CoV | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
CDC Coronavirus: Coronaviruses are common throughout the world. They can infect people and animals. Five different coronaviruses can infect people and make them sick. They usually cause mild to moderate upper-respiratory illness.
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New Mers-Coronavirus continues to smoulder - BBC News

New Mers-Coronavirus continues to smoulder - BBC News | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
New Mers-Coronavirus continues to smoulder BBC News Prof Jonathan Ball, a virologist at the University of Nottingham, UK, assesses the potential of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (Mers-CoV) to spread more rapidly through human...
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Saudi Arabia reports four more cases of MERS coronavirus, three in health ... - The Global Dispatch

Saudi Arabia reports four more cases of MERS coronavirus, three in health ... - The Global Dispatch | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Saudi Arabia reports four more cases of MERS coronavirus, three in health ...
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MERS Kills Again, "Deadlier Than SARS" - The Weather Channel

MERS Kills Again, "Deadlier Than SARS" - The Weather Channel | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
MERS Kills Again, "Deadlier Than SARS"
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While SARS was traced to bats before jumping to humans via civet cats, the source of the MERS virus remains a mystery.
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ECDC: Updated MERS-CoV Rapid Risk Assessment - Avian Flu Diary

ECDC: Updated MERS-CoV Rapid Risk Assessment - Avian Flu Diary | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
As we've come to expect from the ECDC, this risk assessment does a great job summarizing what we know (and don't know) about this emerging threat, provides some new graphics, and is well worth reading in its entirety.
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'Closer to SARS than anything else': MERS virus in Saudi Arabia moved ... - National Post

'Closer to SARS than anything else': MERS virus in Saudi Arabia moved ... - National Post | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
'Closer to SARS than anything else': MERS virus in Saudi Arabia moved ...
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New death from SARS-like coronavirus MERS as health experts meet

New death from SARS-like coronavirus MERS as health experts meet | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia said another person had died of the SARS-like coronavirus MERS, and six new cases were registered, in statements on Thursday and Friday as international experts gather in Cairo to discuss the epidemic.

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War on MERS: Deadly virus prompts global battle plans

War on MERS: Deadly virus prompts global battle plans | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
ATLANTA — In a war room of sorts in a neatly appointed government building, U.S. officers dressed in crisp uniforms arranged themselves around a U-shaped table and kept their eyes trained on a giant screen.
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Muslim Hajj Pilgrimage in Focus Amid MERS Virus Fears - Jakarta Globe

Muslim Hajj Pilgrimage in Focus Amid MERS Virus Fears - Jakarta Globe | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
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Muslim Hajj Pilgrimage in Focus Amid MERS Virus Fears
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Fifteen people in Saudi Arabia have died from the new Coronavirus (nCoV) out of 24 people who contracted it since last August, according to the health minister.
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WHO revises MERS-CoV surveillance advice - CIDRAP

WHO revises MERS-CoV surveillance advice - CIDRAP | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
WHO revises MERS-CoV surveillance advice CIDRAP In view of a recent report on a hospital-associated MERS-CoV outbreak in Saudi Arabia, the risk of healthcare-associated transmission of the virus appears significant, the European Centre for Disease...
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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
The Ministry of Health (MoH) in Saudi Arabia has announced seven additional laboratory-confirmed cases and a death in a previously confirmed case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV).
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CIDRAP >> Saudis, WHO report 8 asymptomatic MERS cases

CIDRAP >> Saudis, WHO report 8 asymptomatic MERS cases | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Saudis, WHO report 8 asymptomatic MERS cases http://t.co/N4HH5AcfDk #nCoV #MERSCoV
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Saudi Gazette - Coronavirus continues to smolder

Saudi Gazette - Coronavirus continues to smolder | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
The tone of truth and moderation (Saudi Gazette - Coronavirus continues to smolder http://t.co/jAP61CBRSn
٦٦ حالة؟ عداد الوزارة ثابت ولا طلع بيان، كيف؟
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Coronavirus Cases Should Be Flagged in 1 Day, WHO Officials Say - Bloomberg

Coronavirus Cases Should Be Flagged in 1 Day, WHO Officials Say - Bloomberg | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Coronavirus Cases Should Be Flagged in 1 Day, WHO Officials Say Bloomberg World Health Organization nations should investigate suspected cases of the deadly coronavirus as a matter of urgency and report any probable infections within 24 hours of...
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Pooling knowledge against killer Mers coronavirus - The National

Pooling knowledge against killer Mers coronavirus - The National | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Pooling knowledge against killer Mers coronavirus
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On the other hand, the experts admit that they know very little about the coronavirus that causes the disease - not even where it comes from, or how it is transmitted.
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Mers coronavirus outbreak, Irritating currency, When the applause dies down - BBC News

Mers coronavirus outbreak, Irritating currency, When the applause dies down - BBC News | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Mers coronavirus outbreak, Irritating currency, When the applause dies down BBC News Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus virus or MERS has claimed four more victims, making the global total of deaths to over thirty, most of them in Saudi...
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Global | Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus: updated guidance in ECDC Rapid Risk Assessment | Big Medicine

Global | Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus: updated guidance in ECDC Rapid Risk Assessment http://t.co/dPHW5p2Fnm #MERS
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Mideast coronavirus mystifies scientists seeing SARS-like spread - Business Mirror

Mideast coronavirus mystifies scientists seeing SARS-like spread - Business Mirror | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
Mideast coronavirus mystifies scientists seeing SARS-like spread Business Mirror Basic information about the disease, such as how patients are exposed to it, is still missing for most cases, despite Saudi Arabia's obligations to share such details...
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WHO | Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - update 230613

WHO | Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - update 230613 | MERS-CoV | Scoop.it
The Ministry of Health (MoH) in Saudi Arabia has announced two additional laboratory-confirmed cases and a death in a previously confirmed case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV).
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