News & Perspective

Aug 18, 2014

Aug 18, 2014

News Scan for Aug 18, 2014

Chikungunya update
MERS death
MERS in camels

Jul 09, 2014

Jul 09, 2014

Flu Scan for Jul 09, 2014

Fatal H5N1 case in Egypt
WHO pandemic prep program

Jun 26, 2014

Jun 26, 2014

Avian Flu Scan for Jun 26, 2014

H5N1 in Egypt
H5N1 cluster in Cambodia
H10N8 gene study

Apr 28, 2014

Apr 28, 2014
King Abdullah Medical Complex in Jeddah

MERS cases keep rising, but no change in virus seen

Saudi Arabia reported 26 cases and Egypt its first, but new sequencing findings showed no major mutations.

Apr 07, 2014

Apr 07, 2014

Flu Scan for Apr 07, 2014

Two new H7N9 cases
H5N1 case in Egypt
Low global flu activity

Mar 24, 2014

Mar 24, 2014

Avian Flu Scan for Mar 24, 2014

More H7N9 cases in China
Two H5N1 cases in Egypt

Mar 18, 2014

Mar 18, 2014
Camels with riders in a desert setting

WHO says first patient in MERS cluster had camel contact

In other dromedary news, research on camels' possible role is under way in Qatar.

Mar 03, 2014

Mar 03, 2014
Camel and rider at pyramids

WHO: Reported MERS case in Egypt not confirmed

A WHO spokesman said tests so far have not confirmed MERS in an Egyptian woman.

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.


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