News & Perspective

Aug 20, 2013

Aug 20, 2013

News Scan for Aug 20, 2013

MERS in Qatar
Cyclospora update
H7N9, H5N1 compared
Obesity-flu link
H5N1 outbreak in Cambodia

Aug 26, 2013

Aug 26, 2013

News Scan for Aug 26, 2013

MERS case in Qatar
Florida's dengue cases
Staph outbreak at Canadian fair

Aug 29, 2013

Aug 29, 2013
Mosque of the Prophet in Medina, KSA

Saudis report 2 silent MERS infections; WHO notes Qatar cases

A Saudi official reported two asymptomatic MERS cases as the WHO confirmed two from Qatar.

Sep 04, 2013

Sep 04, 2013
Doha Bay, Qatar

Qatar reports fatal MERS case

A 56-year-old woman in Qatar died of MERS, the country's third case in a month.

Sep 06, 2013

Sep 06, 2013
Monastir, Tunisia

Saudi Arabia reports 4 more MERS cases, 2 fatal

Four more MERS cases, two fatal, were reported today  in Saudi Arabia.

Sep 20, 2013

Sep 20, 2013
WHO headquarters

WHO raises concerns about MERS-CoV patterns and pace

The WHO notes that the disease pattern seems to be trending younger and female.

Sep 25, 2013

Sep 25, 2013
The Hajj in Mecca

WHO panel says MERS still not an emergency

Experts today reaffirmed their earlier finding that MERS is not a global health emergency.

Oct 17, 2013

Oct 17, 2013

News Scan for Oct 17, 2013

MERS case in Qatar
Limited flu vaccine impact in seniors
Potential flu drug
Feces odor as flu marker in ducks

Oct 18, 2013

Oct 18, 2013

News Scan for Oct 18, 2013

MERS patient owns camels
More Salmonella cases
Polio vaccination in Sudan
Gene-silencing antibacterial

Oct 28, 2013

Oct 28, 2013
Doha, Qatar

MERS update: 3 more Saudi cases, 1 in Qatar

Saudi Arabia confirmed three more MERS cases, and Qatar reported an asymptomatic one.

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