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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.

Feb 27, 2014

Avian Flu Scan for Feb 27, 2014

Avian flu strains in Egypt
H5N1 outbreaks in Cambodia, Nepal

Feb 21, 2014

Feb 21, 2014

Flu Scan for Feb 21, 2014

H5N1 outbreak in Nepal
WHO help for H1N1 in Egypt

Jan 03, 2014

Jan 03, 2014
camel in desert

Study: MERS-CoV-like virus was in camels in 2003

Researchers say that MERS-CoV, or a closely related virus, existed in camels in the UAE in 2003.

Nov 08, 2013

Nov 08, 2013
Map of Syria

Syria's polio outbreak prompts huge Mideast immunization drive

The outbreak has spurred plans to vaccinate 20 million children in seven countries.

Sep 05, 2013

Sep 05, 2013
Camels

Study reveals more signs of MERS-CoV in camels

Blood tests indicate that many Middle East camels may have been exposed to MERS-CoV.

Jun 24, 2013

Jun 24, 2013

News Scan for Jun 24, 2013

H5N1 in Egyptian poultry
Global flu update
Aedes aegypti in California
Group for immunization managers

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