Middle East respiratory syndrome


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Middle East respiratory syndrome

or

MERS:

see coronaviruscoronavirus,
any of a group (family Coronaviridae, subfamily Coronavirinae) of enveloped single-stranded RNA viruses that have a crownlike or sunlike appearance under an electron microscope due to the presence of spikes on their surface.
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Epidemiological, demographic, and clinical characteristics of 47 cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus disease from Saudi Arabia: a descriptive study.
Also on Saturday, South Korea's health ministry said that no new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) had been recorded, the first time in 16 days, and there were no more deaths.
HONG KONG issued a 'red alert' advisory on Tuesday against non- essential travel to South Korea, where eight new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome ( MERS) were reported, bringing the total to 95 with seven fatalities.
RIYADH - Saudi authorities warned Tuesday of a possible spike soon in cases of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) because of the risk posed from newborn camels.
Boston health officials said the five people were travelled from Dubai cleared of Ebola, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) and meningococcal infection following discussions with nearby hospitals.
AS EBOLA and Middle East respiratory syndrome continue to be important public health topics, a recent update to a trusted field manual addresses those diseases and many more.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the first cases of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus in the United States.
Summary: The first case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome was detected in Lebanon, Health Minister Wael Abu Faour said Thursday, assuring that the ministry was making utmost effort to prevent the virus from spreading across the country.
The Ministry of Health issued a statement on Tuesday denying that two women who died from respiratory illness Monday were infected with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS CoV).
Saudi Arabia plans to launch a campaign to persuade the elderly, pregnant women and people with chronic diseases to postpone Haj this year due to the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) coronavirus outbreak in the kingdom, a report said.
Washington, Apr 14 ( ANI ): Saudi Arabia has reportedly confirmed an outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS in the kingdom amid criticism that the nation wasn't doing enough to contain the deadly virus.
Muscat, Nov 10 (ONA) The Ministry of Health announced the death of the first case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus to an Omani citizen at the age of 68-year old suffering from several chronic diseases including diabetes, blood pressure and heart failure .

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