MERS-CoV [to 11 February 2017]

MERS-CoV [to 11 February 2017]

Disease outbreak news
Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia
10 February 2017
Between 10 January and 3 February 2017 the National International Health Regulations Focal Point of Saudi Arabia reported seventeen (17) additional cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) including four (4) fatal cases. Three (3) deaths among previously reported MERS cases (case no. 1 and 2 in DON published on 26 January 2017 and case no. 6 in DON published on 17 January 2017) were also reported…
WHO does not advise special screening at points of entry with regard to this event nor does it currently recommend the application of any travel or trade restrictions.