MERS

11 articles
Outbreaks of 2015 - A Year in Review
Dec 29, 2015 | Emily Cohn

‘Tis the season for the obligatory “best of” lists for 2015. We thought we’d take a look back at some of this year’s notable diseases and outbreaks....

MERS Outbreak in South Korea
Jun 7, 2015 | Noushin Berdjis

Reported Deaths On Wednesday June 3rd, a South Korean man became the third confirmed MERS death in South Korea, following the virus’ initial...

MERS Update: Old Data Emerges in Saudi Arabia, News on Jordan and Algeria
Jun 8, 2014 | Alexandra Thomsen

The case count of MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus) in Saudi Arabia has risen from 575 to 688, following a review of old data...

Guest Post: Details on Second Case of MERS in the United States, Found in Florida Traveler
May 13, 2014 | Anonymous

The CDC announced yesterday that a second case of MERS coronavirus in the United States has been identified in Florida. Worldwide there have been 538...

First Case of MERS-CoV in United States
May 2, 2014 | Anna Tomasulo

The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus, otherwise known as MERS-CoV, has arrived in the United States. Indiana reported the country’s first...

Outbreaks of 2013
Dec 20, 2013 | Anna Tomasulo

‘Tis the season for the obligatory “best of” lists for 2013. We thought we’d take a look back at some of this year’s notable outbreaks. Our list is...

Possible MERS-CoV Vaccine on the Horizon
Nov 22, 2013 | Jane Huston

On November 20, Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. reported positive results in preclinical trials of the first DNA synthetic vaccine against the Middle...

Spotlight on Bats: Nature's Spooky Disease Reservoirs
Oct 31, 2013 | Katharine York

Picture a dark and foggy night. Tall, nearly leafless trees loom around you, and newly fallen leaves whirl around your feet. The silhouette of a...

Respiratory Illness Outbreaks in China, Saudi Arabia and... Alabama?
May 23, 2013 | Anna Tomasulo

Respiratory illness is all the rage these days. Among news of novel influenza and coronaviruses in faraway lands, you may find mystery respiratory...

Brief Update on Novel Coronavirus
May 16, 2013 | Anna Tomasulo

Since our last report on the novel coronavirus, nCoV or MERS, the numbers have risen. There are now 40 cases and 20 deaths attributed to nCoV. New...

France Announces Second Novel Coronavirus, or MERS, Case
May 13, 2013 | Anna Tomasulo

Since Friday, May 10, a second case of novel coronavirus (now being referred to as MERS or Middle East Respiratory syndrome coronavirus) was detected...