The experimental antiviral remdesivir successfully prevented disease in rhesus macaques infected with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), according to a new study from National Institutes...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reported an additional two (2) laboratory-confirmed cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)...

First identified in 2012, the MERS-coronavirus is capable of causing severe and often fatal pneumonia. There are no effective treatments for MERS. Researchers from the German Center for Infection Research...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reported one laboratory-confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in late December...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in the city of Wuhan in Hubei province, China are reporting (computer translated) a total of 59 patients with unexplained diagnosis of viral pneumonia...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Earlier this month, health officials in Qatar reported three laboratory-confirmed cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS-CoV) infection. According to the World Health...

The National IHR Focal Point of Saudi Arabia reported 10 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS-CoV) infection and one associated death in the month of November, according to the World...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Saudi Arabia Health Ministry reported the first Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection of November in a individual from Riyadh. The...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Earlier this month, officials in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reported a confirmed case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection. According...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The World Health Organization Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean recently released the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) situation update for September...