Comparative Analysis of Eleven Healthcare-Associated Outbreaks of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (Mers-Cov) from 2015 to 2017

Researchers analyzed epidemiologic and clinical data of laboratory-confirmed Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) cases from eleven healthcare-associated outbreaks in Saudi Arabia and the South Korea between 2015–2017.

Risk factors associated with the occurrence of anthrax outbreaks in livestock in the country of Georgia: A case-control investigation 2013-2015

Anthrax is endemic in Georgia, and livestock are required to be vaccinated by owners. There has been an increase in human cases associated with livestock handling.

MERS-CoV infection among healthcare workers and risk factors for death: Retrospective analysis of all laboratory-confirmed cases reported to WHO from 2012 to 2 June 2018

About 50 percent of reported laboratory-confirmed infections of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) have occurred in healthcare settings, with healthcare workers constituting over a third of all secondary infections.