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Understanding MERS-CoV at the Human-Animal Interface: Summary Report of the Technical Meeting   [open pdf - 906KB]

From the Introduction: "The Technical Meeting on understanding Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) at the human-animal interface was convened by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to determine the current status of scientific knowledge on MERS-CoV and identify major gaps that require further studies, in order to better understand the disease dynamics at the interface between humans and animals, and to develop practical approaches to control and minimize the impact of this virus. The meeting also aimed at fostering collaboration and partnerships between institutions and organizations working on MERS-CoV at the human-animal interface. [...] This report provides the key objectives for the meeting and summarizes major outputs that include the gaps and needs identified, and the main recommendations made by the meeting participants."

Report Number:
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Animal Production and Health Report, No. 11
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Date:
2016
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Copyright:
2016 FAO
Retrieved From:
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations: http://www.fao.org/
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pdf
Media Type:
application/pdf
Source:
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Technical Meeting. Rome, Italy. January 21-22, 2016
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