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Middle East Coronavirus

Deadly MERS Mystery Maybe Solved: Bats One Up Camels

Dr. William Karesh | Posted 10.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. William Karesh

Even if we find the MERS virus living naturally in bats, we do not know how the bug gets into humans -- and luckily it's an extremely rare event.

Middle-East Virus Unlikely To Cause SARS-Like Epidemic, Experts Say

Reuters | Posted 09.25.2013 | Healthy Living

By Kate Kelland LONDON, July 26 (Reuters) - Despite its high current death rate, the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) that emer...

FDA Grants Emergency Approval For MERS Test

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2013 | Healthy Living

July 16 (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency authorization on Tuesday for a diagnostic test to detect the presence...

WHO Experts To Visit Saudi Hospital Where Coronavirus Spread

Reuters | Posted 07.08.2013 | Healthy Living

By Stephanie Nebehay and Mahmoud Habboush GENEVA/DUBAI, May 8 (Reuters) - World Health Organization (WHO) experts and local officials ...

2 Dead, 5 Ill From New SARS-Like Virus

AP | Posted 07.02.2013 | Healthy Living

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia's Health Ministry said Thursday that five people have died and two other patients were in critical condition...