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Updated Rapid Risk Assessment: Severe Respiratory Disease Associated with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), Ninth Update, 24 April 2014   [open pdf - 1MB]

From the "Public health issue" section of the report: "This ninth update of the rapid risk assessment of the MERS-CoV [Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus] outbreak addresses the following public health question: Has the risk to EU citizens from the transmission of MERS-CoV in the Middle East changed since the last update of the risk assessment of 6 November 2013, considering: [1] the updated epidemiological information [2] the recent findings of increased number of infections in healthcare workers (HCW) and suspicion of nosocomial transmission, and asymptomatic infections in close contacts [3] the updated scientific evidence on the virus and the animal reservoir (camels)."

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2014-04-24
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2014 European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Posted here with permission. Documents are for personal use only and not for commercial profit.
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