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Apr 14, 2014

Apr 14, 2014
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Nine Saudi MERS cases add to Jeddah outbreak; Yemen has first case

Saudi Arabia announces nine new MERS cases as Yemen reports its first.

Apr 11, 2014

Apr 11, 2014
Paramedics

MERS sickens UAE paramedics, Jordanian, more Saudis

All told, officials report 10 new MERS cases, 3 fatal.

Apr 10, 2014

Apr 10, 2014
Map of Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia confirms 3 new MERS cases

The patients are all from Jeddah; the WHO, meanwhile, confirmed 5 other cases.

Apr 08, 2014

Apr 08, 2014
Hospital Emergency Department entrance

Saudi hospital MERS cases prompt temporary ER closure

A Saudi emergency department was closed for disinfection over MERS concerns after recent cases.

Mar 20, 2014

Mar 20, 2014
Kuwait map

Five new MERS cases reported in 3 countries

The 5 cases were in Kuwait, the UAE, and Saudi Arabia; 2 proved fatal; and 1 involved contact with camels.

Mar 12, 2014

Mar 12, 2014
Abu Dhabi skyline

MERS case reported in UAE man who owns camels

The man owns a farm and is hospitalized. The WHO also confirmed 2 other cases.

Jan 03, 2014

Jan 03, 2014
camel in desert

Study: MERS-CoV-like virus was in camels in 2003

Researchers say that MERS-CoV, or a closely related virus, existed in camels in the UAE in 2003.

Dec 31, 2013

Dec 31, 2013
Sharjah, UAE, mosque

WHO reports UAE MERS case, confirms 5 Saudi cases

The wife of a MERS patient from UAE tests positive, and the WHO confirms five Saudi cases.

Dec 04, 2013

Dec 04, 2013
WHO headquarters building

WHO panel: No MERS-CoV emergency yet

The WHO's emergency committee decided not to call MERS a public health emergency at this point.

Dec 02, 2013

Dec 02, 2013
MERS-CoV

MERS-CoV: UAE reports cases, Qatar finds infected camels

MERS-CoV has struck three family members, one fatally, and was found in camels linked to patients.

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