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By Robert Herriman On Friday, January 3rd, 2014
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Dubai healthcare worker is 177th MERS coronavirus case reported to the WHO

On Tuesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) was informed of a new laboratory confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in United Arab Emirates, according to a Disease Outbreak More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
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MERS coronavirus: New cases reported from Saudi Arabia and the UAE brings total to 176

Six new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) from Saudi Arabia (5) and the United Arab Emirates (1) have been reported to the World Health Organization (WHO), according to a Disease Outbreak More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, December 21st, 2013
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New MERS coronavirus cases reported from Saudi Arabia, UAE

At least five new  Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) have been reported out of the Middle East–Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, according to reports. The Saudi Arabia Ministry More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, December 21st, 2013
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New Hampshire most prepared for infectious disease outbreak, GA, NJ and NE least prepared

A report released recently by the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), finds that a majority of states (32) score 5 or lower out of 10 key indicators of policies More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, December 20th, 2013
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Hong Kong tourist tests negative for MERS coronavirus

In a follow-up to a story yesterday about a tourist in Hong Kong hospitalized with “suspected Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), officials from the  Centre for Health Protection (CHP) More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, December 19th, 2013
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Hong Kong investigates ‘suspected’ MERS coronavirus case in tourist

Hong Kong health officials announced today that they received notification of  a suspected case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) from Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH). Hong Kong Image/CIA The More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, December 17th, 2013
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Saudi Arabia reports two more MERS coronavirus cases, virus confirmed in dromedary camels

Saudi Arabian health officials notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of an additional two laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), according to More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
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Female MERS coronavirus patient dies in Abu Dhabi

In a follow-up report to the MERS coronavirus cluster reported in Abu Dhabi Monday, the Associated Press reports today that the 32-year-old woman and mother has died from the novel virus, Middle East Respiratory More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, December 2nd, 2013
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Official MERS Coronavirus tally is 163 cases and 70 deaths

In a follow-up to a story reported earlier today, the World Health Organization (WHO) released it’s official Disease Outbreak News confirming the three Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, December 2nd, 2013
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WHO tweets of MERS Coronavirus cluster in Abu Dhabi family

Although it hasn’t been officially reported by the World Health Organization (WHO) in their Disease Outbreak News as of this writing, the United Nations health agency and their chief public relations spokesperson More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, November 29th, 2013
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Qatar confirms MERS Coronavirus in three camels

The Supreme Council of Health and the Ministry of Environment in collaboration with the National Institute of Public Health and Environment (RIVM) of the Ministry of Health and the Erasmus Medical Centre in the More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, November 26th, 2013
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MERS Coronavirus global total reaches 160 with three new cases confirmed in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Arabia Health Ministry has informed the World Health Organization (WHO) of three additional laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), according More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, November 21st, 2013
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Qatar reports MERS coronavirus fatality

In a follow-up to a report last week, the Qatari Supreme Council of Health has announced the death of a 61-year-old expatriate who was confirmed infected with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, November 15th, 2013
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Qatar reports new case of MERS Coronavirus

A 61-year-old  man who was in Qatar looking for work is the latest case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), according to a Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) report Thursday (computer translated). Image/Maureen More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, November 13th, 2013
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Kuwait reports first MERS coronavirus cases

The Kuwait Ministry of Health is reporting its first cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), according to a Kuwait MOH tweet Nov. 13. Image/Computer Screen Shot             The More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, November 8th, 2013
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Four more MERS Coronavirus cases reported from the Middle East, brings global total to 155

There has been four additional Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) cases reported from news agencies and health officials from three Middle Eastern countries–Saudi Arabia, Qatar and More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, November 6th, 2013
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Spain reports an imported case of MERS coronavirus

Spain’s  Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality announced today a laboratory-confirmed case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in a woman who traveled to and stayed in More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, November 4th, 2013
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WHO reports 150th MERS coronavirus case in Saudi Arabian woman

The World Health Organization (WHO) has been informed of an additional laboratory-confirmed case of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) from Saudi Arabia, according to a Global More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, November 1st, 2013
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Three new MERS coronavirus cases reported from Saudi Arabia, global total now at 149

The World Health Organization (WHO) has been notified of three more laboratory-confirmed cases of  Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection from Saudi Arabia, according to the latest WHO More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, October 31st, 2013
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Oman reports first MERS coronavirus case, France ‘rules out’ probable case

The government of Oman, on southeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula, has reported their first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), according to a Oman Daily Observer report Wednesday. Oman More...


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