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The annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca begins on Wednesday.
The new Riyadh case bears similarities to several recent cases among a group of female roommates who work as janitors.
Three of the four new cases appear to involve contact with other patients, and the ECDC issues a risk assessment.
Saudi Arabia confirms 7 new cases, while Germany reports an imported case and Qatar has its 2nd of the year.
Four of the cases are in Riyadh, and the ECDC discusses the potential role of camels in disease transmission.
Saudi Arabia today reported 2 new MERS cases in Riyadh and 2 deaths.
Iran has a fourth MERS case, in a health worker, and Saudi Arabia reports another death.
Saudi officials plan to test all domestic camels for MERS-CoV and note two more human cases.
Compelling evidence and prudence dictate higher levels of respiratory protection for health workers.
Saudi Arabia has 6 new cases and 3 deaths, while the ECDC weighs in on recent trends.
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