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The disease has made a long-feared leap outside the Middle East, killing a man in Malaysia and infecting a nurse in the Philippines.
Encouraging results suggest that health departments may someday have an oral drug to help extinguish outbreaks.
A Jeddah outbreak increased by 5 cases, while the WHO reports 10 recent cases in UAE health workers and Saudi Arabia seeks to reassure.
A CIDRAP-compiled list of links to the latest updates, graphs, maps, public health agency guidelines, and Twitter feeds.
CIDRAP's resource list includes up-to-date MCEIRS epi curve, other graphs, and a case map, as well as links to latest updates, agency guidelines, and Twitter feeds.
Saudi Arabia announces nine new MERS cases as Yemen reports its first.
Dutch researchers say they've found five mutations that make H5N1 airborne transmissible in ferrets.
Guinea reports 10 more cases, bringing its total to 168, and Liberia reports 1 new case, for 26 total there.
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Apr 16, 2014Practices for improving biosurveillance Webinar will include a presentation by Public Health Practices director Kathleen Kimball-Baker on Apr 24. Free advanced registration is required.
Apr 14, 2014Employee Spotlight: deputy director Jill DeBoer, MPH, profiled by the University of Minnesota Academic Health Center.
Mar 28, 2014MERS article published in Science examines the role of camels in the outbreak and quotes director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH.
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