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Qatar reports new coronavirus case

Kuwait News Agency - ‎May 2, 2016‎
In a press statement carried out by the Qatar News Agency (QNA), the MOPH said Monday that a new Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) case has been confirmed for a 40 years old resident works as a camel worker in Qatar.

Are there differences in survival among swine corona viruses in feed?

National Hog Farmer - ‎May 2, 2016‎
The pork industry has recently experienced the devastating effects of swine corona viruses. The three known porcine corona viruses are transmissible gastroenteritis virus, porcine delta corona virus and porcine epidemic diarrhea virus. Each of these ...
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Bahrain declared free of Coronavirus

Peninsula On-line - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Manama: Bahrain is free of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), said Bahraini Supreme Health Council (SHC) President Dr.

Traveller in Hong Kong on train from Guangzhou sent to hospital after showing Mers symptoms

South China Morning Post - ‎May 2, 2016‎
MTR Corp urged any passengers on board the train to see a doctor if they felt unwell. Mers, a coronavirus which was discovered in 2012, is considered a “close relative” of Sars.

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

Organisation mondiale de la Santé - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Le 10 avril 2016, le point focal national RSI pour le Bahreïn a notifié à l'OMS un cas mortel d'infection par le coronavirus du syndrome respiratoire du Moyen-Orient (MERS-CoV). C'est le premier cas signalé dans ce pays.

News Scan for May 05, 2016

CIDRAP - ‎9 hours ago‎
Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Health (MOH) today reported an asymptomatic MERS-CoV infection in a man in Riyadh who is a household contact of a previous MERS patient.

Declaran a Bahrein libre de coronavirus de síndrome respiratorio

Prensa Latina - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
28 de abril de 2016, 05:07Manama, 28 abr (PL) Bahrein está libre del coronavirus del Síndrome Respiratorio de Medio Oriente (MERS, por sus siglas en inglés), luego de dos semanas sin registrar ningún contagio entre el personal médico y empleados, ...

News Scan for May 03, 2016

CIDRAP - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus) case involves a 40-year-old camel worker who is isolated in stable condition at Hamad General Hospital in Doha.

Qatari expat worker tests positive for camel flu - ‎May 3, 2016‎
For a second time this year, a 40-year old expatriate camel worker has been tested positive for MERS-Coronavirus, also known as camel flu.

Two Saudi nationals die after contracting MERS

Gulf Digital News - ‎May 5, 2016‎
Riyadh: Two Saudi nationals died after contracting the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). A 76-year-old man died after he contracted the virus in the Governorate of Buraidah, in Qasim province.

New tuition-free health studies degree launched in non-profit US Online University

Times of India - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The critical shortage of skilled health-care workers, which manifested previously with SARS coronavirus, Ebola, and now with the Zika virus, has brought alarming attention to the fact that governments are unable to effectively handle global health ...

Novavax Reports Wider Q1 Loss Vs. Forecasts, Misses on Revenue (NASDAQ:NVAX)

Sonoran Weekly Review - ‎May 4, 2016‎
The company also has pre-clinical stage programs for various infectious diseases, including the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus; and develops technology for the production of immune stimulating saponin-based adjuvants. Novavax, Inc. was ...

The silent killer in cats

Times of Malta - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
After having examined and marvelled at these cats, we decided that a full blood check-up should be done and that we should also include tests for Felv (feline leukaemia) , FIV ( feline immunodeficiency virus ), FcoV ( feline corona virus) and PKD ...

Hospital Visitors and Isolation Precautions: Clearing Up the Confusion

Medscape - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Evidence supports the use of standard and contact isolation precautions of healthcare workers. However, the role of visitors in transmitting or becoming infected in acute care hospitals is not known.
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MERS sickens another Saudi; WHO weighs in on 11 cases

CIDRAP - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
In an Apr 7 statement, the MOH said the man had primary exposure to MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus).

Disease evolution: how new illnesses emerge when we change how we live

The Conversation AU - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Caused by a highly infectious coronavirus, it was a global shock which demonstrated how quickly diseases can spread around the world.

Novacyt Raises €7.8M to Complete Primerdesign Acquisition

GenomeWeb - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
The firm quickly developed an Ebola test during the 2014 outbreak, and its Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus test was recently evaluated by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Novacyt, meanwhile, recently launched a ...
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Prince's Death Highlights Misconceptions About The Flu

Forbes - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
For example, many other viruses can cause “flu-like” symptoms, such as adenovirus, coronavirus, Human metapneumovirus, parainfluenza viruses, rhinovirus, respiratory syncytial virus, chickenpox, encephalitis virus, hepatitis, herpes, and HIV.

Saudi national dies after contracting MERS

Gulf Digital News - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Riyadh: A Saudi national died after contracting the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). The 53-year-old man was diagnosed with the viral disease in the province of Najran.

Saudi national contracts MERS

Gulf Digital News - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Riyadh: A Saudi national was diagnosed with the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the province of Hail.