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Saudi Arabia ponders vaccinating camels to fight MERS coronavirus – GlobalPost


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Saudi Arabia ponders vaccinating camels to fight MERS coronavirus
GlobalPost
RIYADH, Oct. 22 (Xinhua) — Saudi Arabia is studying a recommendation to vaccinate camels to fight Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus, the local Okaz newspaper reported Wednesday. A senior heathy ministry official said laboratory tests …

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 1:05 pm

Coronavirus threat emerges in Turkey – Daily Sabah


Daily Sabah

Coronavirus threat emerges in Turkey
Daily Sabah
The emergency service of the Eyüp public hospital was quarantined after a 73-year-old woman coming back from Saudi Arabia exhibited coronavirus symptoms. The woman came to the emergency department of the hospital with complaints of high fever and …
Investigating treatment strategies for the Middle East respiratory syndrome The Pharmaceutical Journal
(Recast) Saudi Arabia ponders vaccinating camels to fight MERS coronavirusGlobalPost
Saudi Health Min. calls for protective measures against CoronavirusKuwait News Agency

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Posted on 22 October 2014 | 11:51 am

Coronavirus ‘still a lingering threat’ – Saudi Gazette


Coronavirus 'still a lingering threat'
Saudi Gazette
… been hardest hit by MERS, which has also appeared in about 20 other countries. The Kingdom engaged thousands of health workers to ensure the two million pilgrims who visited earlier this month for the annual Haj were protected from the coronavirus.

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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 9:21 pm

New cases of Middle East Respiratory syndrome coronavirus reported to WHO – Vaccine News Daily


New cases of Middle East Respiratory syndrome coronavirus reported to WHO
Vaccine News Daily
WHOLogo Several new cases of Middle East Respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) were recently reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) by the National IHR Focal Point of Saudi Arabia (SAU). The new cases include seven people that …

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 2:36 pm

US Pig Farm Samples Positive for Porcine Delta Corona Virus: 396 – ThePigSite.com


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US Pig Farm Samples Positive for Porcine Delta Corona Virus: 396
ThePigSite.com
US – There were three new positive results for Porcine Delta Corona virus (PDCoV) detected in the US in the last week, so the total number of positive samples so far now stands at 396 in 17 states. For the latest weekly report – for the week of 5

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 8:21 am

US Pig Farm Samples Positive for Porcine Delta Corona Virus: 393 – ThePigSite.com


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US Pig Farm Samples Positive for Porcine Delta Corona Virus: 393
ThePigSite.com
US – There were six new positive results for Porcine Delta Corona virus (PDCoV) detected in the US in the last week, so the total number of positive samples so far now stands at 393 in 17 states. For the latest weekly report – for the week of 28

Posted on 13 October 2014 | 8:50 am

Qatar reports 1st Coronavirus case in 2014 – Journal of Turkish Weekly


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Qatar reports 1st Coronavirus case in 2014
Journal of Turkish Weekly
Qatari health officials reported on Sunday the country's first Coronavirus infection in 2014. The Supreme Council of Health said the infected was a 71-year-old Qatari national who suffered diabetes mellitus, according to the official Qatari news agency.
News Scan for Oct 13, 2014CIDRAP
Qatar reports 1st MERS case of 2014Outbreak News Today
SCH confirms first Mers case for this yearGulf Times
TheHealthSite -Kuwait News Agency
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Posted on 12 October 2014 | 6:32 pm

New MERS corona virus case detected in Saudi Arabia – Kuwait News Agency


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New MERS corona virus case detected in Saudi Arabia
Kuwait News Agency
(With HLT-SAUDI-HAJJ) RIYADH, Oct 5 (KUNA) — A new Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus case was reported in Taif city, Saudi Arabia and no death has been confirmed, according to a recent statistic by Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Health …
Is MERS a Greater Threat than Ebola?The Indian Republic
No Indonesian pilgrim infected with Ebola virus: deputy health ministerGlobalPost

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Posted on 5 October 2014 | 5:39 pm

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia – World Health Organization (press release)


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Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia
World Health Organization (press release)
The National IHR Focal Point of Saudi Arabia (SAU) has reported additional laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) to WHO. Between 11 August and 28 September 2014, 15 cases of infection …
Reeling from Ebola, WHO Warns of MERS Risk to AfricaVoice of America
Case of Middle East respiratory syndrome confirmed in EuropeThe Pharmaceutical Journal
MERS-CoV Hits AustriaScientist
RTT News -CIDRAP
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Posted on 2 October 2014 | 9:03 am

MERS Coronavirus Among Dromedary Camels, Africa – Medscape


MERS Coronavirus Among Dromedary Camels, Africa
Medscape
A novel betacoronavirus, Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), was identified as the cause of severe respiratory disease in humans during 2012. In August 2013, dromedary camels (Camelus dromedarius) were implicated for the first …

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 4:21 am

Coronavirus – Yahoo News Search Results

4 Hajj pilgrims being observed for symptoms of MERS-CoV

Four more Muslim pilgrims, who recently returned from Saudi Arabia, were being closely monitored by health authorities here on suspicion of having contracted the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome – Coronavirus or MERS-CoV.

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 11:25 am

Saudi Health Min. calls for protective measures against Coronavirus

(MENAFN – Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Saudi Arabia Acting Health Minister Adel Faqih stressed importance Monday of taking all precautionary measures when dealing directly with camel…

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 10:28 am

Coronavirus ‘still a lingering threat’

The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus is still very much a threat, acting Health Minister Adel Fakeih has said.

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 8:21 am

Study reveals how deadly MERS virus enters human cells

Cornell researchers have uncovered details of how the deadly Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) enters host cells, findings that help explain how it can infect many cell types – a hallmark of viral pathogenicity. The results also offer possible new avenues for treatment.

Posted on 19 October 2014 | 3:36 am

What the world is doing to keep you safe

With Ebola, MERS-Cov (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus), and terror attacks hanging over our heads, traveling is beginning to feel scary. But let’s give the aviation industry a little more credit. Since 9/11, security measures at airports with high intercontinental flight traffic have been undergoing rigorous, risk-oriented transformations that may not always be convenient for …

Posted on 19 October 2014 | 12:05 am

Citizen dies from coronavirus

THE Ministry of Health has announced that a new coronavirus case has been registered in Taif while another citizen died due to the virus during the past 48 hours. The case registered in Taif is of a 42-year-old female expatriate health practitioner, the ministry said in a statement on Thursday. She was also suffering from other diseases. The woman was admitted in a government hospital in Taif …

Posted on 18 October 2014 | 11:33 am

'Sporadic' MERS cases in Saudi: health ministry

Riyadh (AFP) – Saudi Arabia is seeing "sporadic" cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), which has killed 324 people in the country, the health ministry said Thursday.

Posted on 16 October 2014 | 1:23 pm

Gov’t solidifies defense vs Ebola, MERS-CoV

The Philippine government is determined to exert all efforts to keep Filipinos “safe and healthy” as the world faces the outbreak of deadly diseases like Ebola and MERS-Coronavirus, President Aquino declared on Monday. The 65th Session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for the Western Pacific in Pasay City, the President recognized that disease outbreaks are a “paramount …

Posted on 13 October 2014 | 7:39 pm

Saudi Arabia announces new MERS coronavirus patient

(MENAFN – Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) The Saudi health Ministry said Saturday a citizen has been infected with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus in the city of…

Posted on 12 October 2014 | 6:25 pm

Man dies of Coronavirus

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has announced that a 51-year-old died of Coronavirus here. King Fahd Hospital sources said the man, who had contact with camel and had suffered from other diseases, was admitted to the hospital because of fever, shortness of breath, and persistent cough.

Posted on 10 October 2014 | 8:48 am