By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Since the beginning of the year, 61 total Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) cases have been reported through October 6, mostly in Saudi Arabia. No new...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Global health officials have reported 61 Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) cases since the beginning of the year. The cases have been reported...

“The results of this vaccine trial are also important and promising with regard to the development of a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the new coronavirus,” explains Prof. Marylyn Addo, Head of...

An investigational vaccine called ChAdOx1 MERS protected two groups of rhesus macaques from disease caused by Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV).  MERS-CoV is a relative of the severe...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The World Health Organization (WHO) reported a confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in a 65-year-old male from Doha. This is...

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...

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,...

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: Unknown virus claims 64 lives in Indore, India An unknown virus has claimed 64...