News & Perspective

Aug 08, 2013

Aug 08, 2013
Dromedary camel

Blood study suggests camels could be MERS-CoV carriers

Researchers find evidence that camels have been exposed to MERS-CoV or a close relative.

Nov 06, 2013

Nov 06, 2013
Spain map

Spain reports MERS-CoV in returning Hajj traveler

Spain's first MERS case was confirmed in a woman who spent October in Saudi Arabia.

Nov 07, 2013

Nov 07, 2013
Airplane landing

Spanish MERS case triggers flight contact tracing

Officials give new details and outline efforts to identify fellow Jeddah-to-Madrid passengers.

Nov 18, 2013

Nov 18, 2013
Kuwait Towers with Kuwaiti flag

WHO confirms Kuwait's MERS cases; Spain cites new case

The WHO today confirmed the first two MERS cases in Kuwait, and Spain may have a new case.

Nov 22, 2013

Nov 22, 2013
Camel and goats

WHO: Humans, animals both likely fueling MERS spread

The WHO says MERS is likely sustained by both human-to-human spread and infection from animals.

Jan 21, 2014

Jan 21, 2014
Mecca mosque

WHO: 2 probable MERS cases in Spain never confirmed

The notice means no confirmed MERS cases have been linked to the 2013 Hajj.

Dec 11, 2014

Dec 11, 2014

News Scan for Dec 11, 2014

Testing horses for MERS-CoV
Plague through the years

Jun 15, 2015

Jun 15, 2015

News Scan for Jun 15, 2015

Four new Saudi MERS cases
Sierra Leone Ebola curfew
Lack of diphtheria antitoxin in Europe

Sep 17, 2015

Sep 17, 2015
Camel on beach

Report finds no active camel MERS in Canary Islands

The study accompanies 2 new cases in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in the ongoing outbreak there.

Apr 01, 2016

Apr 01, 2016

News Scan for Apr 01, 2016

Saudi MERS case
Campylobacter in raw milk
US drug-resistance effort
MCR-1 in Spain
Cold-attenuated polio vaccine

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