MERS outbreak becomes more urgent, WHO says -

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 ...

Joshua Mers: Lexington Fairness

WTVQ - 16 Oct 2017
Joshua Mers from Lexington Fairness group, joins us to share his passion for equality. The Lexington Fairness group has worked on campaigns to stop the bullying of children who are gay or lesbian. They have worked on transgender advocacy and pushed ...

WHO hones in on camels in battle with MERS virus - 02 Oct 2017
Health and agriculture authorities around the world – particularly in the Arabian Gulf – must work together to detect and respond to outbreaks of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS), according to officials from the World Health ...

Camel contact common in recent Saudi MERS cases

CIDRAP - 09 Oct 2017
Direct contact with camels, a known risk factor for contracting MERS-CoV has been reported in most recent cases, according to new reports from the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health (MOH) and the World Health Organization (WHO). After a lapse in daily ...

Fake patients test NYC emergency preparedness for measles, MERS

Healio - 18 Sep 2017
Similar “mystery patient” drills have been used in the past to test preparedness for communicable diseases like Ebola virus, influenza, anthrax and smallpox, but these were the first simulations for measles or MERS, according to Foote and colleagues.

Matter of Record (Oct. 13, 2017)

Times Record News - 17 Oct 2017
Brittany N. Kuehler to Joseph Bradley Davidson, Trustee, MERS Inc., L21, B26, Faith Village, Unit 1, aka 4336 Faith Road, $78,452, Doc. 15934. G.X. Wichita Falls – Airport 2017, Ltd., to J. Charles White, Trustee, First Bank, L1A, B1 of the Shell ...

News Scan for Oct 16, 2017

CIDRAP - 16 Oct 2017
The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health (MOH) reported two new cases of MERS-CoV over the last few days, both linked to camel exposure. On Oct 13, a 60-year-old Saudi man from Jazan was diagnosed as having MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory ...

Matter of Record (Oct. 12, 2017)

Times Record News - 16 Oct 2017
Gabriel D. Bessette to Greg Massey, Trustee MERS Inc., L2, B1 of Janlee Acres, Burk, $113,906.00, Doc. 15891. Griselda N. Trevino to Joseph Bradley Davidson, Trustee American Nat'l Bank & Trust, L3 of Patton & Fuller Subdivision, $24,200.00, Doc. 15892.

Saudi Arabia registers 528 MERS cases in one year

Xinhua - 20 Sep 2017
RIYADH, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Saudi Arabia registered 528 Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) corona virus cases in the current year, Okaz local news reported on Wednesday. This increases the cases to 1,622, including 695 deaths since 2012, ...

MERS Goodwill Opens New Retail Store in Centralia

WJBD Online - 29 Sep 2017
The newly constructed 18,531 square foot building is in a portion of the former Priced Right Foods building at 1305 West Broadway. It will contain 9,555 square feet of retail space, offering clothing for all ages and sizes, household goods and ...

MERS Warning

Financial Tribune - 18 Sep 2017
According to official figures released by World Health Organization, 12 new cases of a coronavirus (MERS-CoV) were registered in Saudi Arabia from August 13 to August 30, including two lethal cases, IRNA reported. Last week, five Muslims who returned ...

UAE reports additional MERS case

Outbreak News Today - 23 Sep 2017
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) reported one additional case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) infection in a a 78-year-old male residing in Al Ain city. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus /National Institute of Allergy and ...

News Scan for Sep 25, 2017

CIDRAP - 25 Sep 2017
The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health (MOH) reported two new cases of MERS-CoV in Al Hofuf late last week, one of which was fatal. These are the first cases reported by the MOH in 10 days. On Sep 21, the MOH confirmed that a 48-year-old Saudi man with ...

News Scan for Sep 26, 2017

CIDRAP - 26 Sep 2017
After a nurse was infected with MERS-CoV in a Saudi Arabian hospital in 2015, investigators determined that 4.6% of healthcare worker (HCW) contacts eventually contracted the virus, according to a study yesterday in the American Journal of Infection ...

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