The United Arab Emirates (UAE) reported one additional case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) infection in a a 78-year-old male residing in Al Ain city. This is the fourth case of MERS-CoV...

In the spring of 2012, a Saudi Arabian man developed symptoms resembling severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS. However, it wasn’t caused by the SARS coronavirus. Instead it was identified as a...

A multi-institutional team of investigators reported this week in Science Translational Medicine on a new antiviral drug candidate that inhibits a broad range of coronaviruses, including the SARS and...

The Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health reported an additional infection of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV)  from a patient in Mecca. The 60-year-old male expatriate is reportedly...

Last week, health officials in Oman reported an additional case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in a 67-year-old man. The patient from Dakhlia Governorate developed symptoms...

In a new study, researchers have modified a rabies virus, so that it has a protein from the MERS virus; this altered virus works as a 2-for-1 vaccine that protects mice against both Middle East Respiratory...

The World Health Organization (WHO) published the following update on the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) situation in Saudi Arabia: Between 16 September and 10 October 2016 the National IHR Focal...

On 8 September 2016 the National IHR Focal Point for Austria notified WHO of a laboratory confirmed case of Middle-East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection. This is the second case of...

On 30 July 2016, the Ministry of Public Health, Thailand, announced a laboratory confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) in an 18-year-old Kuwaiti man who arrived in Thailand on 25...

Between 16 and 18 June 2016, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified WHO of 22 additional cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV). A MERS-CoV outbreak is currently...