Contents: Avian Influenza Ebola Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) Antimicrobial Resistance Zoonoses and One Health

As of 12:00 noon, 14 Nov 2014, there have been a total of:

805 laboratory-confirmed cases of MERS-CoV infection, including
342 deaths
447 recovered cases, and
17 currently active cases

Information on newly confirmed case (14 Nov 2014):

Riyadh: 58 year old Saudi male, non-healthcare worker, currently in stable condition (in home isolation), history of pre-existing co-morbidities, positive history of animal exposure, negative history of contact with suspected or confirmed cases in both healthcare environment or in the community.  



WHO statement from 17 June 2014

The sixth meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the Director-General under the International Health Regulations (2005) concerning Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) was held by teleconference on Monday, 16 June 2014, from 12:15 to 16:19 Geneva time (CEST).  


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