News & Perspective

Dec 31, 2013

Dec 31, 2013
Sharjah, UAE, mosque

WHO reports UAE MERS case, confirms 5 Saudi cases

The wife of a MERS patient from UAE tests positive, and the WHO confirms five Saudi cases.

Dec 30, 2013

Dec 30, 2013
Camel with rider

Qatar says MERS-CoV-infected camels now virus-free

A camel herd in Qatar that had MERS-CoV infections tied to human cases seems to be free of the virus.

Dec 27, 2013

Dec 27, 2013

News Scan for Dec 27, 2013

WHO confirms MERS cases
Pandemic planning tool

Dec 26, 2013

Dec 26, 2013
Healthcare worker

WHO, Saudi Arabia update MERS case information

WHO confirms a case, and 5 new cases just reported include 3 healthcare workers.

Dec 26, 2013

Flu Scan for Dec 26, 2013

H7N9 cytokine findings
Health provider H1N1 alert
H5N2 in China chickens
Flu on South African ostrich farms
Testosterone and vaccine response

Dec 20, 2013

Dec 20, 2013

News Scan for Dec 20, 2013

MERS treatment options, new cases
Chikungunya outbreak grows
Gain-of-function pushback

Dec 17, 2013

Dec 17, 2013

News Scan for Dec 17, 2013

WHO confirms MERS cases
Anthrax vaccine on hold
Polio in Syria, Nepal
Pertussis exposures

Dec 16, 2013

Dec 16, 2013
Camel and handler

Nearly identical MERS-CoV strains found in camels, humans

Camels in Qatar were infected with a MERS-CoV strain nearly identical to that found in two people.

Dec 12, 2013

Dec 12, 2013
Adult camel with young

Jordanian, Saudi camels have MERS-CoV-like antibodies

The camels were found to have antibodies to the virus or a close relative.

Dec 09, 2013

Dec 09, 2013

News Scan for Dec 09, 2013

Mideast polio vaccination
Chikungunya on St. Martin
Meningitis B vaccine
Quadrivalent flu vaccine
Leafy-greens standards
Saudi MERS patients


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