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A steadily growing MERS-CoV outbreak in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, added six more cases today, and Greece reported a case with a link to Jeddah.
Overall foodborne disease rates held steady in 2013, but Salmonella infections were lower than in the previous 3 years, the CDC says.
Seven cases were added to the Jeddah outbreak in Saudi Arabia, and 3 in the UAE.
The now-197-case Ebola outbreak is caused by a novel strain, researchers say.
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.
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