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Aug 17, 2017

Aug 17, 2017
Hospital ward

WHO details recent Saudi MERS hospital outbreak

In a report on an imported case from 2015, Thai researchers spelled out some of the clinial and lab challenges in diagnosing MERS-CoV.

Jan 29, 2016

Jan 29, 2016

News Scan for Jan 29, 2016

MERS vaccine to be tested
GBS and AFP in Wales
TB risk in aircraft
Polio cases in Laos

Jan 25, 2016

Jan 25, 2016
Thailand map

Thailand reports imported MERS case; Saudi Arabia notes 2

For the 2nd time in 7 months, Thailand has reported a case in a traveler from Oman.

Jan 25, 2016

Flu Scan for Jan 25, 2016

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

Nov 17, 2015

Nov 17, 2015
Fog and flood

WHO says health impacts of climate change overlooked

Earlier this week, a leading expert voiced similar concerns, noting that the WHO hadn't made its voice heard.

Jun 22, 2015

Jun 22, 2015
Thermometer

Trickle of new cases lifts South Korea MERS total to 172

Also, the WHO said an Omani man hospitalized with MERS in Thailand had symptoms before he left Oman.

Jun 18, 2015

Jun 18, 2015
Bangkok airport

Thailand reports first MERS case; South Korea adds 3

The Thai case involves an elderly traveler to Oman, and Korea's total reaches 165.

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