Second MERS Case Confirmed in Philippines The Philippines has confirmed a second case of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus after a 36-year-old foreigner showed symptoms of the disease when he arrived in Manila on June 19 from Dubai. - See more at: http://firstafricanews.ng/index.php?dbs=openlist&s=24577#sthash.C4yIFtmN.dpuf
As millions of Muslim pilgrims prepare to converge on holy sites in Saudi Arabia this [northern] autumn, the global health community is anxiously monitoring an outbreak of a new respiratory virus, Mers. The Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus has infected at least 77 people, killing 42. Sixty-two of those infected became ill in Saudi Arabia, with 36 deaths.
Five more people have been infected with potentially deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus, the World Health Organization announced, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 176, of which 74 have died....
Lately, MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus) seems to be all over the news. MERS may be zoonotic, but animals may also hold the key to protecting us against it, highlighting the importance of lab animal studies.
A deadly new virus for which there is no cure... Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus — or MERS-CoV — and a recent upswing in cases has health officials on high alert. http://www.salon.com/2014/04/25/why_a_deadly_virus_in_the_middle_east_has_the_entire_world_on_alert/?utm_source