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Gush of MERS cases sparks speculation about causes

Experts say possibilities include a change in the virus and a seasonal pattern to transmission.

WHO office sounds alarm as MERS cases push higher

Antibody study hints at MERS-CoV in African camels

Saudi Arabia sacks health chief as MERS cases surge

The Saudi MERS count surged by 37 cases and 6 deaths in 3 days, including 21 new cases in Jeddah's outbreak.

Saudis report 12 more MERS cases; Greece has its first

The outbreak in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, had six more cases, and Greece reported a case with a link to Jeddah.

CDC sees little overall progress on foodborne infections

Overall foodborne disease rates held steady in 2013, but Salmonella cases were lower than in the previous 3 years.

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Apr 16, 2014
Practices 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, 2014
Employee Spotlight: deputy director Jill DeBoer, MPH, profiled by the University of Minnesota Academic Health Center.

Mar 28, 2014
MERS article published in Science examines the role of camels in the outbreak and quotes director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH.

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The Osterholm Quote

"This is really a pivotal moment in the evolution of MERS," Wall Street Journal, Apr 21, 2014, on changing MERS landscape