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Saudi Arabia’s Strategy To Prevent MERS Contributing To Reduction In Cases

IRIN: Lessons to be learned from the MERS outbreak
“Only a few months ago, the threat from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in large parts of the Gulf region appeared to be growing. … Yet in recent weeks that threat has seemingly fallen away — with only two new cases in the last six weeks in Saudi Arabia. While seasonal changes may have had some effect, Saudi Arabia’s shifting strategies towards the disease also appear to be bearing fruit…” (8/27).

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