WHO Issues Guidance on Mass-Gathering Events and MERS-CoV

September 8, 2015

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued the document, "Considerations for Mass-Gathering Events and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)," which presents organizers and hosts of international mass gatherings with proposed steps to improve public health preparedness to prevent, contain and mitigate the impact of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). This document is based on current evidence generated among scientific disciplines, operational research and academic networks related to mass gatherings.

Source: WHO