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Veterinary hospital successfully treats case of equine coronavirus – Horsetalk


Veterinary hospital successfully treats case of equine coronavirus
Horsetalk
A case of equine coronavirus has been successfully treated by staff at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital at the Louisiana School of Veterinary Medicine. The case this month was the first reported Louisiana case of equine coronavirus, an emerging disease

Posted on 20 December 2014 | 6:56 pm

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


Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia
World Health Organization (press release)
Between 20 November and 7 December 2014, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) notified WHO of 11 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, including 4 deaths.

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Posted on 17 December 2014 | 5:24 pm

LSU Vets Successfully Treat Equine Coronavirus Case – TheHorse.com


LSU Vets Successfully Treat Equine Coronavirus Case
TheHorse.com
This month, staff at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) at the Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Veterinary Medicine successfully treated the first case of equine coronavirus, an emerging disease of global concern for both the veterinary

Posted on 16 December 2014 | 8:13 pm

Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in US – ThePigSite.com


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Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in US
ThePigSite.com
US – The number of pig farm samples that are confirmed positive for porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) in the last week was 23, and there was one premises with dual infection of PEDV and porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV). For the latest week – 30 …

Posted on 15 December 2014 | 2:11 pm

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Unlikely to Reach Epidemic Status – Infection Control Today


Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Unlikely to Reach Epidemic Status
Infection Control Today
Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) is an emerging virus, with the first case reported in 2012. It exhibits a 40 percent fatality rate and more than 97 percent of the cases have occurred in the Middle East. In three new studies in

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Posted on 11 December 2014 | 6:58 pm

Louisiana horse contracts highly contagious coronavirus infection – Horsetalk


Louisiana horse contracts highly contagious coronavirus infection
Horsetalk
Coronaviruses are a part of a large group of RNA viruses that can cause both respiratory and intestinal distress in a variety of species, including birds, dogs, cats, swine, cattle and humans. Equine coronavirus affects only the intestine and typically

Posted on 7 December 2014 | 7:15 pm

Louisiana Horse Owners: Watch for Signs of Coronavirus – TheHorse.com


Louisiana Horse Owners: Watch for Signs of Coronavirus
TheHorse.com
A horse in Port Allen, Louisiana, has been diagnosed by the Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Veterinary Medicine with equine enteric coronavirus. This highly infectious RNA virus can cause intestinal distress and is more common during the

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Posted on 3 December 2014 | 6:21 pm

Understanding Coronavirus – TheHorse.com


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Understanding Coronavirus
TheHorse.com
For years, veterinarians have recognized equine coronavirus (ECoV) as a cause of intestinal disease in foals. Recently, however, gastrointestinal illness associated with ECoV has been seen in adult horses. From July 2013 to May 2014, Cornell University

Posted on 26 November 2014 | 1:03 pm

Officials deny coronavirus rumors at Riyadh care home – Al-Arabiya


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Officials deny coronavirus rumors at Riyadh care home
Al-Arabiya
The Health Affairs Directorate has dismissed reports circulated by a section of the media and on the Internet that the Middle Respiratory Syndrome-coronavirus has been spreading among residents of a social care home in Al-Malaz district of Riyadh.

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Posted on 23 November 2014 | 12:42 pm

Saudi Arabia tackles MERS virus, still hunting source – WHBL Sheboygan


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Saudi Arabia tackles MERS virus, still hunting source
WHBL Sheboygan
MERS was first identified in humans in 2012 and is caused by a coronavirus from the same viral family as the one that caused a deadly outbreak of SARS in China in 2003. Some 808 people in Saudi Arabia are known to have been infected with it since it
Three more Saudis succumb to MERSArab News

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Posted on 22 November 2014 | 2:52 pm

Coronavirus – Yahoo News Search Results

NIH Allows Restart Of MERS Research That Had Been Questioned

Some researchers who study the virus that causes Middle East respiratory syndrome got an early Christmas present: permission to resume experiments that the federal government abruptly halted in October. The scientists were trying to modify the MERS virus so that it's better able to sicken mice. Their goal is to make a lab model that would let them test vaccines and drugs against this disease.

Posted on 18 December 2014 | 7:51 pm

Minister allays fears of deadly camel disease

UAE examines more than 3,000 camel shipments

Posted on 17 December 2014 | 6:25 am

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Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Health (MOH) reported two new MERS-CoV cases today, bringing the country's total to 821 cases.

Posted on 16 December 2014 | 11:09 pm

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus unlikely to reach epidemic status, experts say

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) is an emerging virus, with the first case reported in 2012. It exhibits a 40% fatality rate and over 97% of the cases have occurred in the Middle East. In three new studies, researchers reported on clinical outcomes in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), how long patients will shed virus during their infections, and how the Sultanate of Oman …

Posted on 11 December 2014 | 8:25 pm

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus unlikely to reach epidemic status

( Elsevier Health Sciences ) In three new studies in the International Journal of Infectious Disease, researchers reported on clinical outcomes in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, how long patients will shed virus during their infections, and how the Sultanate of Oman is dealing with cases that have appeared there. An editorial in the same issue discusses how the relatively high percentage of …

Posted on 11 December 2014 | 5:31 pm

Najran man new coronavirus case

The Ministry of Health reported on Monday that a 61-year-old man has contracted coronavirus, or Middle East Respiratory Syndrome.

Posted on 10 December 2014 | 12:00 am

Saudi- Steer clear of camels

(MENAFN – Arab News) In a fresh campaign to combat MERS coronavirus the Ministry of Health has urged people to take maximum precaution when dealing with camels and its products. In…

Posted on 6 December 2014 | 10:34 pm

Steer clear of camels

 In a fresh campaign to combat MERS coronavirus, the Ministry of Health has urged people to take maximum precaution when dealing with camels and its products.

Posted on 6 December 2014 | 7:32 am

Lapses in infection control associated with spread of severe respiratory virus MERS, according to study

Little is known about the often fatal virus known as Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), but researchers have identified gaps in infection control as a major culprit in all eleven published cases involving healthcare-associated transmission of the virus.

Posted on 1 December 2014 | 8:45 pm

Officials deny coronavirus rumors at Riyadh care home

The Health Affairs Directorate has dismissed reports circulated by a section of the media and on the Internet that the Middle Respiratory Syndrome-coronavirus has been spreading among residents of a social care home in Al-Malaz district of Riyadh.

Posted on 23 November 2014 | 8:51 am