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MERS outbreak becomes more urgent, WHO says

CNN - 12 May 2014
(CNN) -- The spread of the potentially fatal Middle East respiratory syndrome has become more serious and urgent, the World Health Organization said Wednesday. At the same time, WHO said that -- for now, at least -- the illness known as MERS does not ...

News Scan for Jun 19, 2017

CIDRAP - 19 Jun 2017
The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed the diagnosis of three new cases of MERS-CoV in recent days, including one case in an asymptomatic healthcare worker at a hospital in Riyadh. At least three hospitals in Riyadh have reported MERS ...

WHO details Saudi MERS clusters as outbreak grows

CIDRAP - 13 Jun 2017
The World Health Organization (WHO) today provided new details on three MERS-CoV clusters in Saudi Arabia involving 32 out of the 35 cases reported between Jun 1 and Jun 10. The clusters are in three different hospitals in Riyadh. In related news, the ...

Three Saudi hospitals report MERS outbreaks since April, WHO says

Reuters - 06 Jun 2017
The hospitals were in the capital Riyadh, in Bisha city, and in Wadi al-Dawasir in Riyadh province, the same town that reported a MERS hospital outbreak in April, although the WHO did not say if the new outbreak was related to that. MERS is thought to ...

Saudi Arabia reports 7 new hospital MERS cases

CIDRAP - 12 Jun 2017
Over the weekend and today, the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health (MOH) reported seven new cases of MERS-CoV. All the cases are connected to the current hospital outbreaks in Riyadh. In related news, a new study found that bats harbor thousands of ...

Saudi Arabia probing several hospital MERS clusters in Riyadh

CIDRAP - 08 Jun 2017
Saudi Arabia is battling several small unrelated clusters of hospital-related MERS-CoV infections in the capital city of Riyadh, an official with the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed today, as the country's health ministry reported five new ...

Saudi Arabia reports 14 MERS cases, 12 in Riyadh

CIDRAP - 05 Jun 2017
On Jun 2 the MOH said three expatriate healthcare workers in Riyadh had acquired MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus). All patients were women who were asymptomatic and are currently in stable condition. On Jun 3, three more ...

Bartlett company 'alights' to South Korea to help MERS epidemic

Memphis Business Journal - 05 Jun 2017
In 2015, Samsung Medical Center in Seoul, South Korea, was hit with a Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) epidemic. Meanwhile, Dylan Daniels, senior international trade specialist with the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade ...

Engineered Protein Could Potentially Fight MERS Virus

Interesting Engineering - 29 May 2017
When the viral respiratory disease called MERS claimed the life of a 60-year-old man in Saudia Arabia back in 2012, the World Health Organization declared the strange virus as a deadly threat without any available treatment or vaccine. Until now. There ...

Saudi Arabia registers 35 MERS cases in 15 days

Xinhua - 11 Jun 2017
RIYADH, June 11 (Xinhua) -- Saudi Arabia registered 35 Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) corona virus cases in 15 days, of which 28 of them developed the infection at health facilities, Okaz local news reported on Sunday. Although MERS corona ...

News Scan for May 24, 2017

CIDRAP - 24 May 2017
The Qatari Ministry of Health reported another case of MERS-CoV detected in the country, the country's third case this year, according to a story today in The Peninsula, a Qatari daily. The patient is a 29-year-old man who worked directly with camels ...

2 years after MERS, Korea still struggles with public health system

Korea Biomedical Review - 25 May 2017
Two years have passed since the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) threw Koreans into the fear of infectious disease, but Korea's public health system remains fragile. Although the government has made some improvements, the country has a long ...

Matter of Record ( June 19, 2017)

Times Record News - 21 Jun 2017
Nathan Gilbert to Fielder F. Nelms, Trustee MERS Inc., L3, B1 of Fountain Park 1A, $73,800.00, Doc. 9221. Daniel Canales to Joseph Bradley Davidson, Trustee American Nat'l Bank & Trust, L9, B4 of Guam Estates, Section 1, $152,192.00, Doc. 9229.

Spike in MERS cases this month

Saudi Gazette - 11 Jun 2017
Riyadh — There has been a sudden spike in the number of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus cases in the Kingdom this month. Since the beginning of June up till Saturday 35 new cases have been reported, of which 28 developed the ...

Ministry announces new MERS-CoV case

The Peninsula Qatar - 24 May 2017
Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) has announced that a new Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) case has been confirmed for a 29 years old, resident in Qatar, marking the third MERS-CoV case to be confirmed in the country this ...

Matter of Record (June 21, 2017)

Times Record News - 22 Jun 2017
David Guillaumne Heinrich to Tom Wood, Trustee MERS Inc., L32, B7 of Greentree, $109,982. Release Deed of Trust. First Nat'l Bank of Wichita Falls to Cyril Schroeder, L48, B22 of Expressway Village, Section 16, $83,125.00, Doc. 9377. MERS Inc. to ...

Matter of Record ( June 20, 2017)

Times Record News - 21 Jun 2017
Jeffrey Scott Davis to Jay Bearden, Trustee MERS Inc., L30, B3 of Sikes Estates, Section H. Unit 5, $220,000.00, Doc. 9317. Dakota Crockett to Joseph Bradley Davidson, Trustee MERS Inc, L19, B20 of Faith Village, $87,387.00, Doc. 9319. Paul W. Shawn to ...

Delta County board talks unfunded liability

Escanaba Daily Press - 21 Jun 2017
ESCANABA — Members of the Delta County Board of Commissioners heard an update on the county's Michigan Municipal Employees' Retirement System (MERS) pension funding during their regular meeting Tuesday. Delta County Administrator Ryan ...

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