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Third case of MERS respiratory virus confirmed in the US

The Verge - 17 May 2014
There are now three confirmed cases of the MERS virus in the US. The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced today that an unidentified Illinois man tested positive for the deadly respiratory virus yesterday, two weeks after the first confirmed ...
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Statewide gathering goes viral

Arizona State University - 14 Nov 2017
The SARS and MERS coronaviruses are newly emerged viruses with fatality rates of ~15 percent and 35 percent, respectively. The MERS virus continues to cause infections and is a global concern. The talk focused on mechanisms used by coronaviruses to ...
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News Scan for Nov 17, 2017

CIDRAP - 17 Nov 2017
The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health (MOH) reported a new case of MERS-CoV infection in Az Zulfi in the central part of the country near Riyadh. In a report dated Nov 15 but posted today, the MOH said a 59-year-old male expatriate is in stable ...
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MERS infects 3 more in Saudi Arabia, 1 in Oman

CIDRAP - 06 Nov 2017
Scientists from Israel's Kimron Veterinary Institute said tests on the country's dromedary camels during 2015 and 2016 showed that some had MERS-CoV antibodies, hinting at exposure to the virus, but analysis of nasal swabs found no evidence of the ...
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Is It Possible to Predict the Next Pandemic?

The Atlantic - 25 Oct 2017
For example, Saudi Arabia comes out as mostly cold in maps of disease hotspots, and yet it's where MERS virus recently jumped into humans from an unlikely host: camels. “We're trying to predict really, really rare events from not much information ...
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News Scan for Nov 13, 2017

CIDRAP - 13 Nov 2017
A 75-year-old woman from Unayzah was also diagnosed as having MERS. The woman is not a healthcare worker, and her infection is listed as "primary," meaning it's unlikely she contracted the virus from another person. She is in critical condition. The ...
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Descubren otra posible vía de infección del virus de MERS

EL DEBATE - 16 Nov 2017
Los hallazgos, publicados en la revista estadounidense Science Advances, indican que las infecciones por MERS podrían propagarse por transmisión fecal-oral o por un fómite cuando el virus persiste en el ambiente por un periodo prolongado.
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Inovio (INO) Q3 Loss Wider Than Expected, Revenues Miss

Nasdaq - 09 Nov 2017
The company, along with partner GeneOne Life Science, also initiated a phase I/IIa study to evaluate MERS virus (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) vaccine, GLS-5300. The study was approved by the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety in September ...
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MERS sickens 4 more in Saudi Arabia

CIDRAP - 30 Oct 2017
Saudi Arabia has reported four new MERS-CoV cases over the past few days, three of them involving contact with camels, a pattern responsible for a small but steady stream of recent infections in the country. The four new MERS-CoV (Middle East ...
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News Scan for Nov 01, 2017

CIDRAP - 01 Nov 2017
The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health (MOH) reported two new cases of MERS-CoV infection yesterday and today and the death of a previously reported patient. A 49-year-old Saudi man from Unayzah is in critical condition after presenting with symptoms of ...

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