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By Robert On Sunday, February 23rd, 2014
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MERS coronavirus tally: ECDC

The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) by the numbers, according to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC): As of 21 February 2014, 186 laboratory-confirmed cases of MERS-CoV More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, February 8th, 2014
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Abortion advocates attack GOP with puppets in ‘State of the Uterus’ address

Following President Obama’s State of the Union address, there rebuttals on YouTube, news shows and other forums. But there was one address you may have missed: “The State of the Uterus,” brought to us by abortion More...

By Robert On Sunday, February 2nd, 2014
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Saudi Arabia reports new MERS coronavirus case in Riyadh citizen

The Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health (MOH) has reported a new case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in a citizen of Riyadh, according to a Saudi MOH press release today (computer translated). Image/Maureen More...

By Robert On Monday, January 27th, 2014
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MERS coronavirus cases reported from Saudi Arabia and Jordan, global total now 180

Two additional laboratory-confirmed  Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) have been reported to the World Health Organization (WHO), one each from Saudi Arabia and Jordan, according to a WHO More...

By Robert On Thursday, January 16th, 2014
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Body of Bangladeshi doctor who reportedly died from MERS coronavirus in Saudi Arabia, Dr. Mohammed Humayun Kabeer, being flown to Dhaka Monday

A Bangladeshi physician, who was working at Prince Salman Hospital in Riyadh, has reportedly died from an infection of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), according to a report from Arab News More...

By Robert On Wednesday, January 8th, 2014
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McAdams, Eland warn of return to Iraq

Since the United Nations report that disclosed that Iraq endured the most violent year in five years since “the surge”, the Uber-hawks have come out in force pointing fingers at the man in the White More...

By Robert On Saturday, January 4th, 2014
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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) case count by country

Globally, from September 2012 to date, the WHO has been informed of a total of 177 laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with MERS-CoV, including 74 deaths. The breakdown by country of cases/fatalities is listed More...

By Robert 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 On Thursday, December 26th, 2013
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The Top 10 Infectious Disease and Outbreak News stories of 2013

2013 was a year full of impactful infectious disease stories with outbreaks of diseases not before seen in humans, diseases seen in new parts of the planet and miracle stories of survivors. Drugs not approved in More...

By Robert 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 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 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 On Thursday, November 28th, 2013
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Baxter recalls Nitroglycerin injection due to particulate matter risk

Baxter International Inc. announced today it has initiated a voluntary recall of one lot of Nitroglycerin in 5% Dextrose Injection due to particulate matter found in one vial. If infused, particulate matter could More...

By Robert 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 On Monday, November 25th, 2013
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Inovio’s MERS vaccine, SynCon DNA vaccine, induces ‘robust and durable immune responses’ in pre-clinical testing

Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced recently that preclinical testing of a DNA synthetic vaccine for the virulent Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS) induced robust and durable immune responses, More...

By Robert 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 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 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 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 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...


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