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Aug 25, 2016

Aug 25, 2016

News Scan for Aug 25, 2016

Estimates of severe MERS
New FSMA guidance
TB rates in India
Intussusception and rotavirus vaccine

Feb 09, 2016

Feb 09, 2016
Fever thermometer

Late start to Northern Hemisphere flu season feels strong H1N1 impact

The CDC said it has also received recent reports of severe flu infections linked to 2009 H1N1 in young- and middle-aged adults.

Feb 09, 2016

News Scan for Feb 09, 2016

Global leishmaniasis burden
More H5N1 in Nigeria
Eye problems and Zika-linked microcephaly

Jan 25, 2016

Jan 25, 2016

Flu Scan for Jan 25, 2016

US avian flu plan
More H5N1 in Nigeria
Flu still high in Mideast

May 28, 2014

May 28, 2014
Bloood draw

Secondary US MERS case ruled out; Saudi count grows

The man did not catch the disease from the first US MERS patient after all.

May 15, 2014

May 15, 2014
Flag over Amman, Jordan

Dutch, Saudi, Jordan reports boost MERS tally

Reports involve a 2nd Dutch case, 3 Saudi ones, and 7 retrospectively confirmed cases in Jordan.

May 12, 2014

May 12, 2014
Jet plan landing

US detects 2nd MERS case; Saudi Arabia has 18 more

The 2nd US patient is a health worker from Saudi Arabia, which saw 18 new cases.

May 30, 2013

May 30, 2013

CDC to test samples from Jordan for MERS-CoV

(CIDRAP News) – Jordan's health ministry has sent 124 respiratory samples it collected from suspected Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) cases, none of which appear to be recent infections, to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for testing, the agency said today.

May 13, 2013

May 13, 2013

Evidence for close-contact spread of coronavirus grows

(CIDRAP News) – The World Health Organization (WHO) said the growing number of clusters of novel coronavirus (nCoV) cases offers increasing evidence that the virus can spread between people in close contact, as France confirmed the infection in a patient who shared a hospital room with the country's first case-patient.

Mar 26, 2013

Mar 26, 2013

UAE man dies from novel coronavirus in Germany

(CIDRAP News) – A man from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) hospitalized in Germany with a novel coronavirus (NCoV) infection died today, according to reports from German health officials and the World Health Organization (WHO).

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