A collaborative team from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Saudi Arabia and Canada developed a potent and safe vaccine that protects against the deadly Middle East respiratory syndrome,...

Since first reported in Saudi Arabia in 2012, 2,400-plus Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) cases reported in 27 countries, including more than 800 fatalities. Since the beginning...

The World Health Organization’s regional office for the Eastern Mediterranean (WHO EMRO) reported  a total of 76 laboratory-confirmed cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) in the month...

Here is a look at some interesting infectious disease and health news, opinion and research reported across the globe: Four dead from MERS virus in Oman Four people died in the Sultanate after being infected...

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The Oman Ministry of Health has reported the 6th Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection of the year, according to a MOH Twitter post today. MOH officials say the patient has...

The spike in Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infections in Saudi Arabia continues with the kingdom’s health ministry reporting seven additional cases yesterday, bringing...

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Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Jan. 26 through Feb. 1: 5. Roald Dahl 1988: Olivia and measles encephalitis The number 5 post of the week was a post from out of the...

Here is a look at some interesting infectious disease and health news, opinion and research reported across the globe: WHO supports five countries to fight Lassa fever outbreaks With five countries...

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The Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health reported an additional four Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection today bringing the total to 20 cases in 2019. The most recent cases are...

Here is a look at some interesting infectious disease and health news, opinion and research reported across the globe: Unknown virus claims 64 lives in Indore, India An unknown virus has claimed 64...