Saudi Arabia today reported two MERS-CoV cases, and, in the latest medical literature developments, researchers described new findings about mortality predictors, while another group profiled seroprevalence patterns in camels.

Human transmission, camel contact

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health (MOH) today reported two more MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus) cases, one of them apparently linked to an ongoing outbreak in Wadi ad-Dawasir, according to an update to its epidemiologic week 11 report.

Sandra Cohen-Rose and Colin Rose from Montreal, Canada [CC BY-SA 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

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Mar 12 MOH report

Mar 11 Travel Med Infect Dis abstract

Mar 11 bioRxiv study

Feb 21 Epidemiol Infect study