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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 ...

WHO: Hospital outbreaks underscore MERS challenges

CIDRAP - 25 Jul 2017
Though surveillance for MERS-CoV and response to suspected clusters have improved, especially in hard-hit Saudi Arabia, early identification in the community and in healthcare facilities and compliance with infection prevention and control protocols ...

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Lebanon

World Health Organization - 04 Jul 2017
He does not work in a health care facility with active MERS patients, has not had contact with an identified confirmed MERS case, nor has had known contact with a patient with respiratory illness. He has no history of contact with dromedaries in the 14 ...

Matter of Record (July 24, 2017)

Times Record News - 26 Jul 2017
Ray Esparza to Baxter & Schwartz PC, Trustee MERS Inc., L8, B3 of Hursh Estates, Section 3, $116,800.00, Doc. 11153. Aaron J. Rask to Ed Rumage, Trustee MERS Inc., L23, B3 of Midwestern Park, Unit 2, $187,000.00, Doc. 11157. Ashley T. Lacock to ...

SARS and MERS Inhibited by Ebola Drug

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (press release) - 28 Jun 2017
A research team from Vanderbilt University, University of North Carolina, and Gilead Sciences has just released new findings in Science Translational Medicine describing how a new antiviral drug candidate inhibits a broad range of coronaviruses ...

MERS-CoV: The Black Death of the XXI Century waiting to pounce

Pravda - 11 Jul 2017
Predictably, as with the Influenza A H1N1 outbreak, the World Health Organization is taking a cavalier attitude towards MERS-CoV, or Middle East Respiratory Sindrome-related Coronavirus, which appeared in Saudi Arabia in 2012 and in five years has ...

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) - Pipeline Review, H1 2017

PR Newswire (press release) - 30 Jun 2017
Global Markets Direct's latest Pharmaceutical and Healthcare disease pipeline guide Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) - Pipeline Review, H1 2017, provides an overview of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) (Infectious Disease) ...

News Scan for Jul 17, 2017

CIDRAP - 17 Jul 2017
A detailed analysis of clinical data and MERS-CoV genetic sequences of the index patient in South Korea's 2015 outbreaks related to hospital settings suggests that the 68-year-old man was a super spreader because of problems with infection control ...

Team Investigates Antiviral That Inhibits SARS & MERS

Drug Discovery & Development - 01 Jul 2017
A new antiviral drug candidate inhibits a broad range of coronaviruses, including the SARS and MERS coronaviruses, a multi-institutional team of investigators reports this week in Science Translational Medicine. The findings support further development ...

Woman dies of MERS in Riyadh, raising toll to 683

Arab News - 13 Jul 2017
Health care workers are advised to use stringent infection prevention and control measures when treating patients. This includes washing hands before and after contact with patients, and wearing a mask, eye protection, gown and gloves when treating ...

Matter of Record (July 14, 2017)

Times Record News - 18 Jul 2017
Matthew A. Cabrera, et ux, to Donnie B. Park, Trustee, MERS Inc., L33, B1 of the Janlee Acres Addition, Section 2, Burkburnett, $229,270, Doc. 10651. Stephen J. Linsenmeyer Jr., et ux, to Donnie B. Park, Trustee, MERS Inc., L3, B2 of the Stone Lake ...

MERS warning issued for Hajj pilgrims

The Express Tribune - 15 Jul 2017
ISLAMABAD: The National Institute of Health (NIH) on Friday issued an advisory regarding prevention and control of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) during the upcoming Hajj season. The Field Epidemiology and Disease ...

13 patients being treated for MERS in Kingdom

Arab News - 29 Jun 2017
A typical presentation of MERS-CoV is fever, cough and shortness of breath. Pneumonia is a common finding, but not always present. Gastrointestinal symptoms, including diarrhea, have also been reported. The virus appears to cause more severe disease in ...

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