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MERS-CoV: risk assessment

Risk assessment of MERS-CoV to residents in the UK and guidance for travellers to the Middle East on reducing the risk of getting MERS-CoV.

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Risk assessment of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)

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Public Health England remains vigilant and closely monitors developments in the Middle East and in the rest of the world where new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) coronavirus have emerged, and continues to liaise with international colleagues to assess whether our recommendations need to change.

Published 2 May 2014
Last updated 3 August 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated version.
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