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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According to the advisory, Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) is a viral respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus, or MERS-CoV) that was first identified in Saudi Arabia in 2012.
As of March 10, 2017, a total of 1,917 cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection and 684 fatalities have occurred (1).
1%) of the dental students knew the definition of MERS-CoV as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome - Coronavirus.
Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-Cov) screening of exposed healthcare workers in a tertiary care hospital in Saudi Arabia.
Muscat: The 71-year-old Omani man who became Thailand's second Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) patient has been declared free of the virus and is now back home, permanent secretary for health Sophon Mekthon, told Thai media on Thursday.
AFP PICTURES OF THE YEAR 2015 -- A medical staff member wearing a protective suit waits to enter an isolation ward for patients with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) at the Seoul Medical Center during a government-organised media tour, in Seoul on June 10, 2015.
Tawfiq bin Ahmed Khoja confirmed the GCC continued coordination and joint action to confront the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome "Corona".
The central bank said that the economy has recovered since early July as the negative effects from a Middle East Respiratory Syndrome outbreak has been contained.
Amman, August 26 (Petra) -- A new Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) case has been recorded for a Jordanian male (38), who has recently entered the Kingdom from abroad, the Ministry of Health reported on Wednesday.
When tested in mice, the protein targeted the virus that causes Middle East respiratory syndrome.
First laboratory-confirmed case of middle east respiratory syndrome (MERS) finally landed in China, 3 years after thefirst identification of MERS coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Saudi Arabia, 2012.
12 (BNA): The Health authorities have today officially declared Bahrain free of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS).

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