News & Perspective

Oct 31, 2013

Oct 31, 2013

Flu Scan for Oct 31, 2013

H7N9 and live-bird markets
H5N1 in Cambodia
H1N1 vaccine acceptance
Pandemic flu admissions in Canada

Oct 30, 2013

Oct 30, 2013
Al-Jalali fort and Sultan's Palace in Old Muscat, Oman

MERS case reported in Oman; French case ruled out

Oman becomes the 5th Middle East nation with a MERS case, as France rules out one.

Oct 29, 2013

Oct 29, 2013
French flags in front of Eiffel Tower

France cites likely MERS case; WHO notes Qatar case

France today reported a probable MERS case in a recent traveler to Saudi Arabia.

Oct 10, 2013

Oct 10, 2013
Hajj in Mecca

Survey: MERS advice for high-risk Hajj pilgrims often ignored

Pre-Hajj survey finds that at-risk French pilgrims aren't cancelling plans because of MERS.