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Jul 17, 2017

Jul 17, 2017

News Scan for Jul 17, 2017

Cyclospora in Texas
Non-prudent abx use in Europe
MERS super spreader
Smallpox vaccine deal

May 15, 2017

May 15, 2017

News Scan for May 15, 2017

Saudi MERS cases
Syria paralysis cluster probe
H5N1, H5N8 outbreaks
Chikungunya spike
Access to older antibiotics

May 09, 2017

May 09, 2017
MERS virus

MERS study indicates mild cases might be missed

In other developments, Saudi Arabia reported 3 more cases, 1 of them fatal.

Apr 19, 2017

Apr 19, 2017

News Scan for Apr 19, 2017

Saudi MERS case
Wolbachia trial launch
Federal interagency preparedness drill

Dec 12, 2016

Dec 12, 2016
Doc with surgical mask

Saudi Arabia reports more MERS cases; WHO updates risk assessment

Also, Korean researchers detailed transmission patterns in its 2015 outbreak, including a role for doctor shopping and ED visits in super-spreading events.

Jul 11, 2016

Jul 11, 2016
Two emergency room beds

Patient proximity key in Korean MERS super-spreader event

In findings that could help other hospitals, patients with the highest risk shared the emergency room.

Feb 19, 2016

Feb 19, 2016
Hospital corridor

Saudi Arabia confirms MERS case as report details 2015 outbreak

Saudi investigators describe a 130-case hospital outbreak in Riyadh last summer.

Nov 25, 2015

Nov 25, 2015

News Scan for Nov 25, 2015

South Korea MERS death
Chikungunya vaccine trial

Oct 13, 2015

Oct 13, 2015

News Scan for Oct 13, 2015

Saudi MERS case, Korea quarantine
Listeria in caramel apples
High-dose flu vaccine in elderly

Oct 12, 2015

Oct 12, 2015
MERS virus

MERS sickens 3 in Saudi Arabia as Korean patient relapses

After going 8 days without a case, Saudi Arabia reports 3 in young foreign women.

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