University of Minnesota. Driven to Discover.
Updates on the latest Saudi MERS cases show a continued mix of exposures, including healthcare settings and camels.
H9N2 avian flu typically circulates in birds as a low-pathogenic strain.
Contacts of an imported case in Malaysia include others who attended the same Saudi Arabia pilgrimage, the man's family, airline contacts, and health workers.
The therapy, which uses cattle antibodies to treat the virus in humans, has shown to be safe and well-tolerated.
A study shows avian flu virus detections rising in poultry in Cambodian live-bird markets.
It is Iraq's first H5N8 outbreak since 2016, and Afghanistan's first since 2007.
Two groups gauge the threat of H5N6 avian flu to mammals and poultry.
The cases were reported in different areas of the country, though two are from the same city.
Many Saudi MERS-CoV cases still involve contact with camels or drinking raw camel milk.
In addition, Oman reports its first MERS case of the year, in a middle-aged man.
Get CIDRAP news and other free newsletters.
Sign up now»
Unrestricted financial support provided by
Grant support for ASP provided by
Become an underwriter»
CIDRAP - Center for Infectious Disease Research and PolicyOffice of the Vice President for Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
© 2019 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved.The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.