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Jun 07, 2017

Jun 07, 2017

WHO reports 3 Saudi hospital MERS clusters, new cases in UAE, Qatar

Also, the Saudi MOH reports 5 new cases in Riyadh, 4 of which are healthcare-related.

May 24, 2017

May 24, 2017

News Scan for May 24, 2017

Qatar MERS case
Pneumonia vaccine protection

Apr 18, 2017

Apr 18, 2017

News Scan for Apr 18, 2017

Zika birth defects in Puerto Rico
MERS in Qatar
Yellow fever in Brazil
Measles travel alerts
Meningitis vaccine shortage
Chikungunya in Pakistan

Apr 04, 2017

Apr 04, 2017

Ten Saudi MERS cases linked to hospital outbreak

The outbreak includes 2 healthcare workers who have asymptomatic infections.

Mar 22, 2017

Mar 22, 2017

Qatar reports its first MERS case of 2017

The case, involving a 62-year-old man, is likely locally acquired, and Saudi officials, meanwhile, report MERS in 4 camel herds.

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

Jun 29, 2016

Jun 29, 2016
Pregnant belly

As more Saudi MERS noted, study details risks in pregnant patients

In the study, 4 of 5 pregnancies had poor outcomes, with 2 maternal deaths.

Jun 15, 2016

Jun 15, 2016
MERS virus

MERS sickens 2 Saudis as study reveals new recombinant clade

The new MERS-CoV clade was implicated in a surge of 2015 illnesses.

Jun 13, 2016

Jun 13, 2016
Qatar map

Qatar, Saudi Arabia report new MERS cases

Qatar reports its third case of the year, while Saudi Arabia confirms an illness linked to camel exposure.

May 17, 2016

May 17, 2016

News Scan for May 17, 2016

MERS details
H7N9 cases in China
Yellow fever emergency panel
Salmonella tied to greens
Global meningitis seasonality


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