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...

A new prion disease has been discovered in dromedaries in the Ouargla region of Algeria. The study is the result of an international collaboration conducted by a team of researchers from the Department...

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received notification Thursday from the Ministry of Agriculture , NAPLOUSE, Palestinian Auton. Territories about a camelpox outbreak in the West Bank. Seven...

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Health officials in Bahrain reported details of a fatal Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) case, the first in the country, to the World Health Organization (WHO). Specifics of the...

A new study published in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) publication, Emerging Infectious Diseases, suggest a number of risk factors for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus...

Previous evidence demonstrates that camels in the Arabian Peninsula, Camelus dromedarius, are host reservoirs of the MERS-CoV virus that can efficiently transmit the virus to humans.  A new study in Dubai...

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Antibodies from dromedary camels protected uninfected mice from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), and helped infected mice expunge the disease, according to a study published online March 18th in...

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New research out of Colorado State University (CSU) reveals that camels are the likely reservoir host that spreads the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus to humans. The research will be...

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PRESS RELEASE 23 May 2014, Muscat, Oman/Rome – Health experts and veterinarians are among those calling for stepped up monitoring, investigations, and immediate reporting of cases of the potentially...