Researchers studied the characteristics and outcome of patients hospitalized for suspected MERS-CoV infection in the isolation wards of two referral infectious disease departments in the Paris area between January 2013 and December 2016.
Overall, 94 percent of subjects injected with the Middle Easr respiratory disease (MERS) vaccine candidate, dubbed INO-4700 or GLS-5300, showed antibody responses two weeks after their third dose.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has developed this rapid advice note to meet the urgent need for recommendations on the safe home care for patients with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection presenting with mild symptoms and public health measures related to management of asymptomatic contacts.
In a profile of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) activity in Saudi Arabia since Jan 12, the country has reported 75 cases, including 10 from two small hospital clusters and 11 from two household clusters, the World Health Organization (WHO) reports.
Research showed that “a combination of two currently licensed agents was able to significantly inhibit virus replication and tissue damage by the MERS coronavirus in human bronchus and lung."
The National IHR Focal Point of the United Arab Emirates has reported one laboratory-confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) infection to the World Health Organization (WHO).
Research findings indicate a lower MERS-CoV seropositivity among Israeli dromedaries than in the surrounding countries, and for the first time naturally infected llamas were identified.
A 2015 outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Jordan involved a variant virus that acquired distinctive deletions in the accessory open reading frames.
Researchers discuss a patient who became a Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) superspreader, igniting a multi-hospital outbreak.
Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) causes frequent hospital outbreaks in Saudi Arabia with emergency departments as the initial site of virus spread.