Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), 11 June 2015
This update was prompted by the recent increase in the number of confirmed MERS-CoV cases in South Korea. The South Korean disease cluster was generated by a primary case imported from the Middle East and is the largest cluster observed outside of the Arabian Peninsula so far.
Rapid Risk Assessment: Public health risks related to communicable diseases during the Hajj 2017, Saudi Arabia, 30 August – 4 September 2017
This document assesses the potential risk of outbreaks and transmission of communicable diseases during the Hajj taking place between 30 August and 4 September 2017.Read more
Severe respiratory disease associated with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus - 21st update, 21 October 2015
This 21st update of ECDC’s risk assessment on MERS-CoV has been triggered by an increase in MERS cases acquired through nosocomial transmission in Amman, Jordan.Read more
Rapid Risk Assessment: Severe respiratory disease associated with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). 20th update, 27 August 2015
This update was prompted in response to a large nosocomial outbreak of MERS in Riyadh, in order to assess whether this event changes the risk of international spread or increases the risk to EU citizens living in or travelling to Saudi Arabia.Read more