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Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia

World Health Organization - ‎Jun 22, 2016‎
Between 19 and 20 June 2016 the National IHR Focal Point of Saudi Arabia reported six additional cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). Four of the newly reported cases are associated with the MERS-CoV Outbreak occurring in a hospital in ...

Saudi Arabia rejects WHO charges of MERS negligence

Zawya (press release) (registration) - ‎Jun 24, 2016‎
Jeddah - The director of public administration for infection control at the Ministry of Health, Hayel Al-Abdali, said the accusations against the ministry of negligence in dealing with MERS cases is "unrealistic." He was responding to a World Health ...

UAE authorities issue travel advice to Umrah pilgrims over Mers threat

The National - ‎Jun 23, 2016‎
ABU DHABI // Umrah pilgrims are being urged to take extra precautions after a spate of Mers cases in Saudi Arabia. Health authorities recommended that those travelling to Saudi Arabia should consult their physician two weeks beforehand to check their ...

New case of Mers coronavirus in Abu Dhabi

The National - ‎Jun 21, 2016‎
ABU DHABI // A patient tested positive for Mers coronavirus in the capital on Tuesday, according to the Health Authority Abu Dhabi.

Saudi Arabia reports asymptomatic MERS cluster

CIDRAP - ‎Jun 16, 2016‎
Saudi Arabia today reported five new MERS-CoV cases in Riyadh that involve asymptomatic infections from healthcare or household contact.
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ICE Eyes Mortgage Technology as it Plans Majority Stake in MERS

Finance Magnates - ‎Jun 17, 2016‎
“This transaction underscores MERSCORP Holdings' efforts to strengthen the value to its member institutions and continue to support MERS' role as a national mortgage registry,” said Kurt Pfotenhauer, Chairman of MERSCORP Holdings, commenting in the ...

Saudi Arabia reports 11 MERS cases, 4 camel outbreaks

CIDRAP - ‎Jun 17, 2016‎
Eleven more people have acquired MERS-CoV infections in Saudi Arabia, with 10 of the cases related to healthcare settings in Riyadh, but 8 of the patients have no symptoms, the Saudi Ministry of Health (MOH) reported today.

MERS sickens 2 Saudis as study reveals new recombinant clade

CIDRAP - ‎Jun 15, 2016‎
Saudi Arabia reported two new MERS-CoV cases today, one of them involving camel exposure, as new details emerged about a Saudi link to a recent case in Qatar and a new recombinant clade of the virus that was implicated in a surge of illnesses in early ...

Hand Hygiene, PPE are Effective Practices Against MERS

Infection Control Today - ‎Jun 20, 2016‎
Wiboonchutikul, et al. (2016) report on a hospital-associated outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) and assess the effectiveness of infection control measures among healthcare workers (HCWs) who were exposed to a ...
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Saudi Arabia reports new Mers-CoV cases

Al-Arabiya - ‎Jun 20, 2016‎
The Saudi Ministry of Health detected six new coronavirus cases in Najran and Riyadh, confirming no deaths and no recovery in the past twenty four hours.
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Intercontinental Exchange to Buy Majority Stake in MERS

Yahoo News - ‎Jun 20, 2016‎
Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. ICE recently entered into an agreement with MERSCORP Holdings, Inc. to acquire a majority equity position in Mortgage Electronic Registrations Systems, Inc. (collectively known as “MERS”), which is owned by the latter.

Infection control may have stopped MERS spread in South Korea dialysis unit

Healio - ‎Jun 18, 2016‎
BOSTON - After implementing infection control measures, a hospital dialysis unit in South Korea observed no spread of Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS, after the illness was confirmed in one patient on hemodialysis.

Saudi Arabia MERS update: Riyadh hospital outbreak behind recent surge

Outbreak News Today - ‎Jun 18, 2016‎
Since 2012, Saudi Arabia has reported 1404 MERS cases, in which 593 died (CFR 42 percent). According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the clinical spectrum of MERS-CoV infection ranges from no symptoms (asymptomatic) or mild respiratory ...

ISID: Zika Virus, MERS, Bird Flu and Antimicrobial Resistance – New Emerging Health Threats

Business Wire (press release) - ‎Jun 21, 2016‎
VIENNA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 6th International Meeeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance (IMED 2016) brings together leading scientists, clinicians and policy-makers to present new knowledge and breakthroughs in the area of emerging ...

Elderly Saudi national dies after contracting MERS

Gulf Digital News - ‎Jun 24, 2016‎
Riyadh: A Saudi national died after contracting the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the city of Najran.

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Crossville Chronicle - ‎Jun 26, 2016‎
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Patient treated for MERS virus in Abu Dhabi

7DAYS.ae - ‎Jun 21, 2016‎
Health Authority Abu Dhabi says it is treating a patient for a new case of Coronavirus (MERS-CoV). The organisation, in coordination with the Ministry of Health, said it has taken all necessary precautionary measures set out by the World Health ...

Coronavirus du syndrome respiratoire du Moyen-Orient (MERS-CoV) – Arabie saoudite

Organisation mondiale de la Santé - ‎Jun 24, 2016‎
Entre le 19 et le 20 juin 2016, le point focal national RSI pour le Royaume d'Arabie saoudite a notifié à l'OMS six cas supplémentaires d'infection par le coronavirus du syndrome respiratoire du Moyen-Orient (MERS-CoV). Quatre des nouveaux cas notifiés ...

New York Appellate Court Rules MERS Mortgage Is Valid

RealEstateRama (press release) - ‎Jun 26, 2016‎
MERSCORP Holdings, Inc. today announced the Appellate Division of the Fourth Judicial Department in New York unanimously overturned the trial court's order and found that a mortgage for which MERS was the original mortgagee was valid, and granted ...
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