Researchers sought to identify risk factors for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) infection, in camels bred in diverse conditions by sampling blood and nasal swabs.
Investigators are searching for ways to prevent the coronavirus from attaching to DPP-4 receptors.
Including this case, Quatar's has had 19 cases since 2012, when Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) was first detected in that country.
In Saudi Arabia, an increase in primary cases was observed during the months of January and February 2017.
Confirmed MERS patients were less than one percent of all tested persons in Saudi Arabia.
Twelve patients are currently under treatment at various hospitals in Saud Arabia.
This paper provides a review of the drivers for emergence, highlights some emerging zoonotic diseases, and offers examples of One Health approaches to disease investigation, prevention and control.
This guidance document offers an algorithm on the public health investigation and management of possible cases of MERS-CoV.
This guidance document offers a risk assessment of MERS-CoV to UK residents and guidance for travellers to the Middle East on reducing the risk of getting MERS-CoV.
This resource offers a reference on middle east respiratory syndrome’s pathogenesis, case definitions, and clinical manifestations.