News & Perspective

Mar 27, 2013

Mar 27, 2013

Novel coronavirus lab studies hint at wide tissue susceptibility

(CIDRAP News) – Experiments by Hong Kong researchers to gauge the susceptibility of several human and animal cell lines to novel coronavirus (NCoV) found signs that it can infect a broad range of tissues, which might shed light on the disease's seemingly high mortality rate.

Apr 14, 2014

Apr 14, 2014
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Nine Saudi MERS cases add to Jeddah outbreak; Yemen has first case

Saudi Arabia announces nine new MERS cases as Yemen reports its first.

May 07, 2014

May 07, 2014
Building in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

WHO mission finds infection control gaps fueling MERS surge

As Saudi Arabia reports 28 new MERS cases, experts point up infection control issues in hospitals.

Oct 28, 2016

Oct 28, 2016
Hurricane Matthew devestation in Haiti

Worsening cholera in Haiti, Yemen prompts stepped-up response

The WHO announces a vaccine campaign in Haiti and $1 million in funding for Yemen.


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