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There's No Excuse For Our Lack Of A MERS Vaccine

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2016 | Healthy Living

By Kate Kelland and Ben Hirschler LONDON, June 15 (Reuters) - Three years after the mysterious MERS virus first emerged in humans, sci...

MERS Remains Concern Before Haj, But Surge In Saudi Cases Is Abating

Reuters | Posted 08.17.2014 | Healthy Living

By Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent LONDON, June 17 (Reuters)- The deadly MERS virus remains a serious public health pro...

Pace Of New MERS Infections In Saudi Arabia Is Slowing

Reuters | Posted 07.27.2014 | Healthy Living

RIYADH, May 27 (Reuters) - The rate of infection of a deadly virus in Saudi Arabia has slowed since mid May and Monday was the first day free of new...

Another 10 Cases Of MERS Found In Saudi Arabia

Reuters | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living

DOHA, May 9 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Friday it had identified 10 new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), pushing the total num...

Another 18 MERS Cases Identified In Saudi Arabia

Reuters | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living

RIYADH, May 8 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has identified 18 new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), it said late on Wednesday, pushing th...

Joshua Hersh

Experts Fret About Deadly Virus' Great Unknowns

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 05.04.2014 | Healthy Living

ISTANBUL -- With cases of a virulent and highly fatal pathogen on the rise, including the first-known occurrence in the United States, epidemiologists...

Joshua Hersh

MERS Cases Spike As Virus Makes First Appearance In Egypt

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 04.28.2014 | Healthy Living

ISTANBUL -- A highly deadly and little-understood virus that has struck fear across the Middle East and caused more than 100 deaths in the region made...

11 More MERS Cases In Saudi Arabia, Including First In Mecca

Reuters | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living

ABU DHABI, April 23 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it had discovered 11 more cases of the potentially deadly Middle East Respiratory Syn...

17 New MERS Cases In Saudi Arabia

Reuters | Posted 06.22.2014 | Healthy Living

By Angus McDowall RIYADH, April 22 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has discovered another 17 cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)...

6 New MERS Cases In Saudi Arabia And UAE

Reuters | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living

LONDON, Dec 31 (Reuters) - Another five people in Saudi Arabia and one in the United Arab Emirates have become infected with the potentially deadly ...

New MERS Cases In Saudi Arabia Bring Global Total To 102

Reuters | Posted 10.28.2013 | Healthy Living

GENEVA, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Eight more people in Saudi Arabia have contracted the MERS coronavirus, bringing the number of confirmed infections world...

SARS-Related Virus In Middle East Not Yet Reached Pandemic Potential

Reuters | Posted 09.07.2013 | Healthy Living

* Middle East virus has lower pandemic risk than SARS * But experts caution the new virus may mutate * Latest toll is 40...

3 More Deaths From SARS-Related Virus In Saudi Arabia

Reuters | Posted 07.31.2013 | Healthy Living

GENEVA, May 31 (Reuters) - Three more people have died in Saudi Arabia from the new SARS-like coronavirus, bringing the worldwide death toll to 30, ...