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Jul 03, 2014

Jul 03, 2014

News Scan for Jul 03, 2014

New MERS case
Studies on new tick-borne disease
Possible H7N9 precursor
Global TB strategy
Safe water in Syria

May 28, 2015

May 28, 2015

South Korean MERS cluster grows; Saudi Arabia reports case

A business traveler related to 2 South Korean patients is in isolation in China after traveling through Hong Kong.

May 29, 2015

May 29, 2015
Hospital room

China has first MERS case as Korean cluster grows further

China's case involves a traveler from South Korea, part of a now 12-case cluster.

Jun 01, 2015

Jun 01, 2015
Healthcare worker

Korean MERS total surges to 25 cases, 2 deaths

Thirteen new MERS cases were reported in South Korea, all with hospital links to the country's first case.

Jun 03, 2015

Jun 03, 2015
ICU patient

Five more South Korean MERS cases lift total to 35

The WHO said little is known about virus spread in the outbreak but noted transmission is more common in health settings.

Jun 09, 2015

Jun 09, 2015

South Korea reports 8 more MERS cases, 1 fatal

Multiple hospital visits could be fueling the spread, and early genetic tests show no worrisome signs.

Aug 11, 2015

Aug 11, 2015
Camel truck

New findings build case for camel-human MERS transmission

Also, Saudi authorities reported four more cases in a steadily growing Riyadh outbreak.

Mar 01, 2016

Mar 01, 2016

News Scan for Mar 01, 2016

Less fit MERS virus
H5N6 outbreak in China
Hospital hand sanitizing

Apr 18, 2016

Apr 18, 2016

News Scan for Apr 18, 2016

Hospital MERS detection
H7N9 cases in China
Healthcare visits and Ebola
Antimicrobial stewardship

Jan 09, 2018

Jan 09, 2018

News Scan for Jan 09, 2018

More MERS in Saudi Arabia
Suspected VHF in South Sudan
Global flu rises
Migrant MDR-TB

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