Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – update
On 26 May 2014, the National IHR Focal Point of the Islamic Republic of Iran reported to WHO the first 2 laboratory confirmed cases of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). The 2 patients are sisters and residents of Kerman Province. The following details were provided to WHO: (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - June 11, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: coronavirus infections, coronavirus infections, coronavirus infections, lung diseases, lung disease, acute respiratory infections, respiratory, Disease outbreak news [doctype], Eastern Mediterranean Region [region], Iran (Islamic Republic of) [country] Source Type: news

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – update
On 1 June 2014, the National IHR Focal Point for Jordan reported to WHO an additional case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Amman, Jordan. The case is 26-year-old male health-care worker. He presented with fever on 23 May 2014. His condition deteriorated as he developed pneumonia and gastrointestinal symptoms and he was admitted to the hospital on 30 May 2014. A specimen was collected and tested positive for MERS-CoV on 31 May 2014. He is currently in a stable condition. He has no known comorbidities, but does have a history of contact with a laboratory confirmed MERS-CoV health-care worker ca...
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - June 4, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: coronavirus infections, coronavirus infections, coronavirus infections, lung diseases, lung disease, acute respiratory infections, respiratory, Disease outbreak news [doctype], Eastern Mediterranean Region [region], Jordan [country] Source Type: news

Researchers shut down SARS cloaking system; Findings could lead to SARS, MERS vaccines
A research team has figured out how to disable a part of the SARS virus responsible for hiding it from the immune system -- a critical step in developing a vaccine against the deadly disease. The findings also have potential applications in the creation of vaccines against other coronaviruses, including MERS. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - June 3, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

Researchers shut down a SARS cloaking system; findings could lead to SARS, MERS vaccines
(Purdue University) A research team has figured out how to disable a part of the SARS virus responsible for hiding it from the immune system; a critical step in developing a vaccine against the deadly disease.The findings also have potential applications in the creation of vaccines against other coronaviruses, including MERS. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 3, 2014 Category: Biology Source Type: news

New coronavirus inhibitor exhibits antiviral activity by blocking viral hijacking of host
Since the SARS epidemic in 2003, coronaviruses have been on the watch list for emerging pathogens, and the ongoing outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) confirmed that they represent a serious threat. No specific drugs exist against coronaviruses so far, but a new article introduces a new inhibitor of coronaviruses and implicates a specific process in the life cycle of these viruses that it blocks. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - May 30, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

New coronavirus inhibitor exhibits antiviral activity by blocking viral hijacking of host
(PLOS) Since the SARS epidemic in 2003, coronaviruses have been on the watch list for emerging pathogens, and the ongoing outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) confirmed that they represent a serious threat. No specific drugs exist against coronaviruses so far, but an article published on May 29 in PLOS Pathogens introduces a new inhibitor of coronaviruses and implicates a specific process in the life cycle of these viruses that it blocks. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 29, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

MERSWatch: 3rd U.S. 'Case' Was False Positive
(MedPage Today) -- An Illinois man was never infected with the Middle East coronavirus despite two positive tests, the CDC said Wednesday. To keep track of the coronavirus outbreak, MedPage Today's MERSWatch will update you as the numbers change. (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - May 28, 2014 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – update
On 25 May 2014, the National IHR Focal Point of Jordan reported to WHO an additional Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) case in Amman, Jordan. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - May 28, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: coronavirus [subject], Disease outbreak news [doctype], Eastern Mediterranean Region [region], jor, Jordan [country], Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), novel coronavirus, respiratory disease [subject], , Coronavirus infections, Coro Source Type: news

MERS Watch: No Saudi Cases for 2 Days
(MedPage Today) -- For the second day in a row, Saudi Arabia is not reporting any new cases of the Middle East coronavirus (MERS). To keep track of the coronavirus outbreak, MedPage Today?s MERS Watch will update you as the numbers change. (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - May 27, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – update
On 21 May 2014, the National IHR Focal Point of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reported 3 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Abu Dhabi, UAE. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - May 23, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: are, coronavirus [subject], Disease outbreak news [doctype], Eastern Mediterranean Region [region], Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), novel coronavirus, respiratory disease [subject], United Arab Emirates [country], , Coronavirus in Source Type: news

MERS Watch: Saudi Cases Dwindle
(MedPage Today) -- Saudi Arabia has reported 10 new cases of the Middle East coronavirus (MERS) in the past 2 days, as the outbreak in that country continues to dwindle. To keep track of the coronavirus outbreak, MedPage Today?s MERS Watch will update you as the numbers change. (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - May 22, 2014 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – update
On 2 May 2014, the National IHR Focal Point for the United States of America notified WHO about the first laboratory confirmed case of MERS-CoV infection in the United States. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - May 22, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: coronavirus [subject], Disease outbreak news [doctype], Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), novel coronavirus, Region of the Americas [region], respiratory disease [subject], United States of America [country], USA, , Coronavirus infe Source Type: news

MERS Watch: First Sign of Waning?
(MedPage Today) -- The April/May spike in cases of Middle East coronavirus (MERS) may have started to subside. To keep track of the coronavirus outbreak, MedPage Today?s daily MERS Watch will update you as the numbers change. (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - May 20, 2014 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Screen of existing drugs finds compounds active against MERS coronavirus
Clinicians treating patients suffering from Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) currently have no drugs specifically targeted to the MERS coronavirus (MERS-CoV), a virus first detected in humans in 2012. To address the urgent need for therapies, screened a set of 290 compounds already approved by the US Food and Drug Administration or far advanced in clinical development for other indications to determine if any might also show potential for working against MERS-CoV. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - May 20, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

Screen of existing drugs finds compounds active against MERS coronavirus
(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) Clinicians treating patients suffering from Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) currently have no drugs specifically targeted to the MERS coronavirus (MERS-CoV), a virus first detected in humans in 2012. To address the urgent need for therapies, researchers supported by the National Institutes of Health screened a set of 290 compounds already approved by the US Food and Drug Administration or far advanced in clinical development for other indications to determine if any might also show potential for working against MERS-CoV. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious a...
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 20, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

MERS Watch: Florida Patient Leaves Hospital
(MedPage Today) -- A patient in Florida with the Middle East coronavirus (MERS) has recovered, tested negative for the virus, and been discharged from hospital, state health officials said. To keep track of the coronavirus outbreak in the Middle East, MedPage Today?s daily MERS Watch will update you as the numbers change. (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - May 19, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – update
On 15 May 2014, the National IHR Focal Point for the Netherlands notified WHO about a second laboratory confirmed case of MERS-CoV infection in the Netherlands. The case was discovered during the national contact investigation, performed in relation to the first MERS-CoV case in the Netherlands reported on 14 May 2014. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - May 16, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: coronavirus [subject], Disease outbreak news [doctype], European Region [region], Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), Netherlands [country], nld, novel coronavirus, respiratory disease [subject], , Coronavirus infections, Coronavirus Source Type: news

MERS Watch: Netherlands Reports Two Cases
(MedPage Today) -- The Netherlands is reporting two cases of the Middle East coronavirus (MERS) while hard-hit Saudi Arabia is reporting three new cases and three deaths. To keep track of the coronavirus outbreak in the Middle East, MedPage Today?s daily MERS Watch will update you as the numbers change. (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - May 15, 2014 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – update
The following cases of laboratory confirmed Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) have been reported from Jordan, Lebanon, the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates, and the United States. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - May 15, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: are, coronavirus [subject], Disease outbreak news [doctype], Eastern Mediterranean Region [region], jor, Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), novel coronavirus, respiratory disease [subject], Saudi Arabia [country], , Coronavirus infec Source Type: news

MERS Watch: WHO Calls for Calm
(MedPage Today) -- The Middle East coronavirus (MERS) is not yet a ?public health emergency of international concern,? the World Health Organization says. To keep track of the coronavirus outbreak, MedPage Today?s daily MERS Watch will update you as the numbers change. (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - May 14, 2014 Category: American Health Source Type: news

WHO statement on the Fifth Meeting of the IHR Emergency Committee concerning MERS-CoV
14 May 2014 -- The fifth meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the Director-General under the International Health Regulations (2005) concerning Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) was held by teleconference on Tuesday, 13 May 2014, from 12:07 to 17:12 Geneva time (CEST). (Source: WHO news)
Source: WHO news - May 14, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: coronavirus [subject], disease outbreak, Eastern Mediterranean Region [region], epidemiology [subject], international health regulations [subject], Saudi Arabia [country], Statement [doctype], Audio, Fact Sheets, media center, media centre, Notes for the Source Type: news

MERS Watch: Florida Hospital Staff Exposed
(MedPage Today) -- Two Florida healthcare workers have developed flu-like symptoms after exposure to the second U.S. case of Middle East coronavirus (MERS). To keep track of the coronavirus outbreak, MedPage Today?s daily MERS Watch will update you as the situation changes. (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - May 13, 2014 Category: American Health Source Type: news

MERS Watch: Second U.S. Case in Florida
(MedPage Today) -- A healthcare provider who lives and works in Saudi Arabia is the second confirmed case of the Middle East coronavirus (MERS) in the U.S., the CDC says. To keep track of the coronavirus outbreak, MedPage Today?s daily MERS Watch will update you as the numbers change. (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - May 12, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

MERS-CoV Spreads to the United States
On May 2, 2014 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (or MERS) in the United States. The virus was found in a man who had traveled from Saudi Arabia to Indiana at the end of April. MERS-CoV is a viral respiratory illness that first begin infecting humans in Saudi Arabia in 2012. All reported cases since have been linked to 7 different countries, and all have originated within the Arabian Peninsula. The symptoms are similar to that of the flu: fever, coughing, and shortness of breath. MERS is unusually deadly, however; around 30% of...
Source: Network News - May 12, 2014 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Naomi Gonzales Tags: Consumer Health General (all entries) Public Health Source Type: news

UPDATE: Tracking the News: Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)
MERS-CoV (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus) is back in the U.S. news because one case has been identified in Indiana in a traveler recently returned from Saudi Arabia. A year ago this month, we sent out our first message on MERS-CoV. Here is an update of key resources for finding MERS-CoV news and background materials. […] (Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog)
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - May 10, 2014 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: mjharvey Tags: Consumer Health Disaster / Emergency Preparedness Education Public Health Source Type: news

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS): Threats Posed by the Virus (WSJ video)
An Indiana patient with the first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) reported in the U.S. is stable. But the MERS virus has proved deadly elsewhere. What kind of threat does the virus present? Columbia University's Dr. W. Ian Lipkin discusses with the WSJ:MERS was first identified in June 2012. Arabian camels were recently identified as the source of the respiratory virus. To date, there have been 401 confirmed cases of MERS in 12 countries, but all the cases originated in 6 countries in the Arabian Peninsula. More than 100 people have died. New research has confirmed that camels can transmit the deadly MERS v...
Source: Clinical Cases and Images - May 8, 2014 Category: Journals (General) Tags: Infectious Diseases WSJ Source Type: news

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – update
On 3 and 6 May 2014, the IHR National Focal Point of Jordan notified WHO of two additional laboratory-confirmed cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) infections. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - May 7, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: coronavirus [subject], Disease outbreak news [doctype], Eastern Mediterranean Region [region], jor, Jordan [country], Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), novel coronavirus, respiratory disease [subject], , Coronavirus infections, Coro Source Type: news

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – update
On 15 April 2014, the IHR National Focal Point of Yemen notified WHO of a laboratory confirmed case of MERS-CoV in a 44 year-old male residing in Shibam. The patient was diagnosed as having hepatitis B and is reported to have developed symptoms on 17 March 2014, including fever, productive cough, chills, headache, muscle aches, and shortness of breath. He was admitted to hospital on 22 March 2014 in Hadramoot Governorate, and subsequently transferred on 29 March 2014 to an intensive-care unit of a private hospital in Sanaa. He was intubated, developed renal failure, and died on 31 March 2014. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - May 7, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: coronavirus [subject], Disease outbreak news [doctype], Eastern Mediterranean Region [region], Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), novel coronavirus, respiratory disease [subject], yem, Yemen [country], , Coronavirus infections, Coron Source Type: news

MERS Can Be Transmitted from Camel to Human, Study Confirms
Vienna virologists report finding coronavirus almost identical in both from same region Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Coronavirus Infections, International Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - May 6, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

First Imported Case of MERS Coronavirus Confirmed in the U.S. (FREE)
By Kelly Young A healthcare worker is hospitalized in Indiana with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) after returning from Saudi Arabia in April, making it the first case in the United States, the CDC reports.On April 24, the person flew from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to London, and then … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - May 3, 2014 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

First Case of Coronavirus (MERS) Reaches United States
CDC announces first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus infection (MERS) in the United States - MERS case in traveler from Saudi Arabia hospitalized in Indiana. (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - May 3, 2014 Category: Disability Tags: USA Disability News Source Type: news

MERS coronavirus can be transmitted from camel to humans
The so-called Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) coronavirus was first found in June 2012 in a patient from Saudi Arabia, who suffered from severe pneumonia. Since this time, more than 300 persons have developed an infection, of whom about a third died. The fact that the Arabian camel is the origin of the infectious disease has been confirmed recently. The transmission pathways of the viruses, however, have not been clear until now. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - May 2, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

MERS coronavirus can be transmitted from camel to man
(University of Veterinary Medicine -- Vienna) The MERS coronavirus is currently spreading very rapidly in the Arab world. An infection could affect human beings as well as camels, and has already cost more than 100 human lives. Scientists at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna show that the MERS coronaviruses in man and camels from a single region are almost identical. Their conclusions indicate transmission of the virus from animals to man, and were published in the Journal Eurosurveillance. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 2, 2014 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Live virus implicates camels in MERS outbreak
(Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health) Scientists at the Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, King Saud University, and EcoHealth Alliance extracted a complete, live, infectious sample of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus from two camels in Saudi Arabia. The sample matched MERS coronavirus found in humans, indicating that the virus in camels is capable of infecting humans and that camels are a likely source of the outbreak. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 29, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Fears Rise Over MERS Outbreak While Saudis Fumble
The sudden spike in cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS, in Saudi Arabia came soon after camel racing events at the Jenadriyah Festival in Riyadh. That suggested the surge in the incurable coronavirus, which resembles pneumonia but is fatal to one in three who contract it, confirmed what scientists already knew of the disease: that camels seem to be reservoirs for the virus, and transmit it to humans more easily than humans do to one another. MoreSaudi Arabia Confirms 20 New Cases of Deadly MERS VirusMERS Death Toll Climbs as Man Killed By Virus in Saudi ArabiaMen Charged With Toppling Ancient Rock Formation...
Source: TIME: Top Science and Health Stories - April 22, 2014 Category: Science Authors: Karl Vick Tags: Uncategorized bird glue coronavirus H1N1 MERS middle east respiratory syndrome SARS Saudi Arabia Source Type: news

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – update
On 23 March 2014, the National IHR Focal Point of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) notified WHO of an additional laboratory-confirmed case of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - March 26, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – update
On 20 March 2014, the National IHR Focal Point of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) notified WHO of an additional laboratory-confirmed case of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - March 25, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – update
On 18 March 2014, WHO was notified of an additional two laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). One case was notified by the National IHR Focal Point of Kuwait and the other by the National IHR Focal Point of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - March 20, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – update
On 14 March 2014, the Ministry of Health of Saudi Arabia announced an additional five laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - March 18, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – update
On 26 February and 6 March 2014, the Ministry of Health of Saudi Arabia announced an additional two laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - March 17, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – update
WHO has been informed of an additional three laboratory-confirmed cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection. One case was reported from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on 11 March and two cases from Saudi Arabia on 5 March. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - March 12, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – update
On 20 February 2014, the Ministry of Health of Saudi Arabia announced two additional laboratory-confirmed cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - March 11, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – update
On 3 and 15 February 2014, the Ministry of Health of Saudi Arabia announced two additional laboratory-confirmed cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - February 28, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

MERS coronavirus in 74% of Arabian camels
Scientists are making strides in unraveling the mystery of the MERS coronavirus, which so far has sickened at least 182 people, including 79 deaths. While human cases have been traced back to September 2012, according to the World Health Organization... (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - February 27, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - update
On 31 December 2013, WHO has been informed of an additional laboratory-confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in United Arab Emirates. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - January 3, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - update
On 20 December 2013, WHO has been informed of four additional laboratory-confirmed cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Saudi Arabia. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - December 27, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - update
On 20 December 2013, WHO has been informed of an additional laboratory-confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in United Arab Emirates (UAE). (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - December 22, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Scientists find first definitive proof of MERS coronavirus in dromedary camels
Scientists from the Netherlands and Qatar have produced the first definitive evidence that Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infects camels. The researchers used gene-sequencing techniques to show that three camels from a site where two humans contracted MERS-CoV were infected with the virus. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 18, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Flu / Cold / SARS Source Type: news

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. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - December 17, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - update
On 1 December 2013 WHO was informed of an additional three laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the United Arab Emirates (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - December 2, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news