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Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in US - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
US - The number of pig farm samples that were confirmed positive for porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) in the last week was 12.
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The Fight Against MERS is Not Over Yet - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
Despite the relatively short history of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) coronavirus, researchers have made significant progress toward identifying potential medical countermeasures to both curtail its spread and enhance its treatment.

Muere anciana saudita por coronavirus MERS, suman 550 decesos

Prensa Latina - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
20 de julio de 2016, 06:24Riad, 20 jul (PL) Una anciana saudita falleció víctima del coronavirus del Síndrome Respiratorio de Medio Oriente (conocido en inglés como MERS), con lo que hasta hoy ascienden a por lo menos 550 los decesos aquí por dicha ...

السعودية : الصحة تعلن وفاة مواطنة بـ فيروس كورونا “corona virus” في نجران

العالم اليوم - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
أكدت وزارة الصحة، اليوم الثلاثاء، عن تسجيل حالة وفاة بـ“كورونا” لمواطنة من نجران خلال الأربع والعشرين ساعة الماضية. وقال مركز القيادة والتحكم بوزارة الصحة, أن حالة الوفاة تعود لمواطنة من نجران تبلغ من العمر 73 عاماً، وتعاني من أمراض مزمنة. وأوضح مركز , أنه لم يتم تسجيل أي ...

Calon Haji Waspadai Penyakit Corona Virus

Pikiran Rakyat - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Salah satunya serangan Corona Virus yang berkembang di Timur Tengah atau Middle East Respatory Syndrome Corona Virus (Mers-Cov). "Mulai saat ini jemaah calhaj persiapkan fisik dengan baik. Caranya dengan membiasakan diri senam pagi tiap hari ...
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This year, it's the Zika virus. But what about next year?

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
In the last three years alone, health officials have confirmed outbreaks of dengue, chikungunya, measles, enterovirus, Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) coronavirus, and Ebola - and those are just the ones that have reached the United States.

MERS-CoV: Waiting for the other shoe to drop

Healio - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
It is time for another update on the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus situation globally. To refresh memories, MERS-CoV has been circulating in the Arabian Peninsula for some time now.
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الصحة السعودية : وفاة مواطن جديد بـ فيروس كورونا “corona virus” بالطائف وشفاء 4 حالات في الرياض

العالم اليوم - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
سجلت وزارة الصحة في السعودية ، اليوم الثلاثاء, حالة وفاة بفيروس كورونا “corona virus” , المسبب لمتلازمة الشرق الأوسط التنفسية, في الطائف. وقالت الوزارة في بيان, أن حالة وفاة لمواطن من الطائف يبلغ من العمر 58 عاماً، ويعاني من أمراض مزمنة. وفي سياق متصل اعلن مركز ...

Lanka wins battle against Filariasis long before the global date of 2020

The Sunday Times Sri Lanka - ‎13 hours ago‎
But, Dr. Singh was quick to point out the 'unfinished agenda' as well as upcoming challenges such as Zika Virus, MERS Corona Virus and Yellow Fever and how best to tackle them. “It is critical that countries prioritize and invest in complying with the ...

Pathogenic E. coli

Bovine Veterinarian - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Our differential diagnosis included coccidiosis, salmonellosis, BVD, bovine coronavirus and clostridial enteritis. We prepared fresh and fixed specimens and sent them to the UNL diagnostic laboratory for analysis.

Fatal MERS in Najran as study pans convalescent plasma

CIDRAP - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
After 6 days of no new cases, Saudi Arabia's Arabia Ministry of Health (MOH) reported that a man from Najran has died from MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus). The case is not related to an outbreak in recent weeks at the King ...

Discovery of new strains of the HTLV-4 virus in hunters bitten by gorillas in Gabon

Science Daily - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
Many of the viral pathogenic agents that have emerged in humans in recent decades are of animal origin -- including SARS coronavirus, avian influenza virus, hantaviruses, Ebola virus, Marburg virus and Nipah virus. After the initial contact between ...

Saudi elderly woman dies after contracting MERS

Gulf Digital News - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Riyadh: A Saudi woman died after contracting the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Najran. The Ministry of Health said that the 73-year-old woman suffered from chronic diseases and died after her health deteriorated.

MERS 'Super-Spreader' Infected 82 People In South Korea: Study

Asian Scientist Magazine - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
The study, published in The Lancet, maps the transmission of South Korea's first outbreak of MERS coronavirus (MERS-CoV) and the case of the highest transmission of MERS from a single patient outside the Middle East.

From Acinetobacter to Zika: Finding Balance Between Domestic and Foreign Pathogens

Infection Control Today - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
They include Nipah and Hendra viruses, Yellow fever virus, tuberculosis, including drug-resistant TB, influenza virus, rabies virus, prions, Chikungunya virus, Severe acute respiratory syndrome associated coronavirus (SARS-CoV), MERS-CoV, and other ...

News Scan for Jul 14, 2016

CIDRAP - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
The MOH said a 86-year-old Saudi man from Al Aflaj is in stable condition after having symptoms of MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus). This is the second case since May in Al Aflaj, located in the central part of the country. The ...

Australia's chief medical officer Prof Chris Baggoley retires

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
He also supervised the country's monitoring of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS) and led the international effort to minimise the threat from the disease through his involvement with the World Health Organisation, Mr Bowles said.

Docs: Haj pilgrims must be vaccinated

The Star Online - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
She said the cost for vaccines differed, but the average for the three recommended ones was about RM200. She warned that there was no vaccine yet for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus (MersCoV), nor was there anti-viral treatment.

Chris Baggoley retires as Australia's chief medical officer

Global Government Forum - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
“Over the past three years of ongoing international concern with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS),” Bowles said, Baggoley “has not only supervised Australia's monitoring of MERS but has also led the international effort to minimise ...

Disaster Response: Pandemic Insurance to the Rescue

Insurance Journal - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
The initial phase of the program will cover filovirus, coronavirus (this includes SARS and MERS), ADOM, and pandemic influenza.