WHO Remains Concerned Over MERS Spread In Middle East
Reuters: WHO still concerned about spread of Saudi MERS virus
“The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday it remained worried about the spread of MERS, a respiratory disease that has infected and killed hundreds of people, overwhelmingly in Saudi Arabia…” (Kelland, 2/5).
World Health Organization: WHO statement on the Eighth Meeting of the IHR Emergency Committee regarding MERS-CoV
At the eighth meeting of the Emergency Committee regarding MERs-CoV, “…[t]he WHO Secretariat provided an update on and assessment of epidemiological and scientific developments, including a description of recent cases and transmission patterns. … The Committee further noted that although significant efforts have been made to strengthen infection prevention and control measures, transmission in health care settings is still occurring…” (2/5).
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