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Dec 29, 2014

Dec 29, 2014

News Scan for Dec 29, 2014

MERS-CoV in Jordan, Saudi Arabia
Caramel apple recalls

Jun 04, 2014

Jun 04, 2014
Amman, Jordan

More MERS cases cited in Saudi Arabia, Jordan

Questions continue over possibly scores of previously unreported cases and deaths.

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 27, 2014

May 27, 2014
Citadel in Kerman province, Iran

MERS reaches Iran; cases slowing in Saudi Arabia

Iran reported its first 2 MERS cases, while Saudi Arabia has gone 2 days without any.

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 07, 2014

May 07, 2014
Building in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

WHO mission finds infection control gaps fueling MERS surge

As Saudi Arabia reports 28 new MERS cases, experts point up infection control issues in hospitals.

May 05, 2014

May 05, 2014
Riyadh skyline

Saudis report 36 MERS cases in 3 days; UAE adds 4

Saudi Arabia reported 36 cases over the past 3 days, pushing its total well over 400.

May 01, 2014

May 01, 2014
Mosque in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Saudis report 10 more MERS cases; Jordan adds one

The MERS onslaught that began in late March rolled into May with 11 new cases.

Apr 11, 2014

Apr 11, 2014
Paramedics

MERS sickens UAE paramedics, Jordanian, more Saudis

All told, officials report 10 new MERS cases, 3 fatal.

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