News & Perspective

Feb 28, 2014

Feb 28, 2014
Map of Egypt

Media report says Egypt has its first MERS case

The Egyptian woman died after returning from a religious pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia.

Feb 27, 2014

Feb 27, 2014
Camel at pyramids

Study finds MERS-CoV in Egyptian camels

The findings add to the evidence suggesting camels may be a source of human infections.

Feb 26, 2014

Feb 26, 2014

News Scan for Feb 26, 2014

MERS case in Saudi Arabia
Kidnapped polio workers freed

Feb 25, 2014

Feb 25, 2014
Camels

Study: MERS-CoV may have been in Saudi camels 22 years ago

Findings show that MERS-CoV or a closely related virus circulated in Saudi camels as long ago as 1992.

Feb 20, 2014

Feb 20, 2014

News Scan for Feb 20, 2014

Two Saudi MERS cases
Severe flu cases in California
Malaria risks in Africa

Feb 19, 2014

Feb 19, 2014

Genomic study finds no ominous changes in MERS-CoV

Genes of 32 MERS-CoV viruses from Saudi cases showed little evidence of increased adaptation to humans.

Feb 17, 2014

Feb 17, 2014

News Scan for Feb 17, 2014

Saudi MERS death
Polio workers kidnapped

Feb 12, 2014

Feb 12, 2014

News Scan for Feb 12, 2014

New coronavirus in pigs
Hantavirus outbreak recap
Possible CJD exposure
Beef company shutdown

Feb 11, 2014

Feb 11, 2014
Camel with calf

New coronavirus found in UAE camels

The newly identified virus is a betacoronavirus, a group that also includes MERS-CoV.

Feb 10, 2014

Feb 10, 2014

Flu Scan for Feb 10, 2014

Illness in Hajj participants
Panda H1N1 infections

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