MERS coronaviruses from camels in Africa exhibit region-dependent genetic diversity

Researchers demonstrated viral genetic and phenotypic differences in viruses from West Africa, which may be relevant to differences in zoonotic potential, highlighting the need for studies of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) at the animal–human interface.

Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Hospitalized Patients with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)

These recommendations focus on the hospital setting, the recommendations for personal protective equipment (PPE), source control, and environmental infection control measures are applicable to any healthcare setting.