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Dec 16, 2014

Dec 16, 2014

News Scan for Dec 16, 2014

New Saudi MERS cases
West Nile virus in Brazil
Avian flu in seals
Iran: Coronavirus in camels

Nov 07, 2014

Nov 07, 2014

News Scan for Nov 07, 2014

Flu vaccine in elderly
2 new Saudi MERS cases
MERS contact tracing
Study of Iran MERS outbreak

Jul 23, 2014

Jul 23, 2014
Bazaar in Kerman, Iran

Iran notes 5th MERS case; Saudis extend case-free streak

A 67-year-old Iranian woman died of MERS on Jun 25, , the WHO said, marking the country's second fatal case.

Jul 02, 2014

Jul 02, 2014
Map of Iran

MERS-CoV infects Iranian health worker, kills Saudi man

Iran has a fourth MERS case, in a health worker, and Saudi Arabia reports another death.

Jun 13, 2014

Jun 13, 2014
WHO headquarters

Over 25% of recent Saudi MERS patients were health workers

The WHO offers new info on 402 Saudi MERS cases reported in the past 2 months.

May 30, 2014

May 30, 2014
Iranian flag

Saudi Arabia cites one MERS case; Iranian patient dies

Just 1 Saudi case today, an Iranian patient has died, and the US plans serology tests.

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.

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