MERS-Cov


  • New Case of MERS-CoV is Reported to WHO
    On July 12, 2014, the National IHR Focal Point of the Islamic Republic of Iran reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) an additional laboratory-confirmed case of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). The patient is a 67-year-old ...More
    5 days ago Posted in News
  • MERS-CoV Detected in the Air of a Saudi Arabian Camel Barn
    Saudi Arabian researchers have detected genetic fragments of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the air of a barn holding a camel infected with the virus. The work, published this week in mBio®, the online open-access journal of the American ...More
    1 week ago Posted in News
  • Seven New Cases of MERS-CoV are Reported to WHO
    From July 3 through July 10, 2014, the National IHR Focal Point for Saudi Arabia reported an additional seven laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), and the death of a previously reported case. Details of the ...More
    3 weeks ago Posted in News
  • Three New Cases of MERS-CoV are Reported to WHO
    Between June 30, 2014 and July 1, 2014, the National IHR Focal Point for Saudi Arabia reported an additional three laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), and a death in a previously reported case. Details of the ...More
    4 weeks ago Posted in News
  • Four New Cases of MERS-CoV are Reported to WHO
    From June 19 through June 23, 2014, National IHR Focal Point of Saudi Arabia notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of four additional laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV).   A 38-year-old woman from ...More
    June 26, 2014 Posted in News
  • Two New Cases of MERS-CoV are Reported to WHO
    On June 17, 2014, the National IHR Focal Point of Saudi Arabia notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of two additional laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV).   A 42 year old resident of Jeddah ...More
    June 25, 2014 Posted in News
  • Study Identifies, Clarifies MERS-Related Abnormality Distribution on CT Imaging of Patients
    Researchers in Saudi Arabia have identified key defining characteristics of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in CT imaging of patients confirmed as having the disease. The study found that the most common CT finding in hospitalized patients with MERS infection is ...More
    June 18, 2014 Posted in News
  • MERS-CoV Not Spread to Household Members or Healthcare Contacts of the Two U.S. Cases
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has now confirmed that neither of the two imported cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in the United States spread the virus to any of their household members or to the healthcare workers who treated the two ...More
    June 17, 2014 Posted in News
  • New Cases of MERS-CoV are Reported to WHO, Including First Cases in Algeria
    On June 13, 2014, the National IHR Focal Point of Saudi Arabia notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of  two additional laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). Details of the cases are as follows: A ...More
    June 16, 2014 Posted in News
  • Iran Reports First Two Cases of MERS-CoV
    On May 26, 2014, the National IHR Focal Point of the Islamic Republic of Iran reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) the first two laboratory confirmed cases of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). The two patients are sisters and ...More
    June 11, 2014 Posted in News
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