Middle East respiratory syndrome

Information resources

Peer-reviewed articles

Emergence of novel human coronavirus: public health implications in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

Editorial

Special supplement of Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal on novel coronavirus. Volume 19, supplement 1 (Coronavirus)

Full Text

State of Knowledge and Data Gaps of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Humans

The WHO MERS-CoV Research Group

Full Text

Factsheets and Q&A 

Public health measures for scaling up national preparedness for MERSPublic health measures for scaling up national preparedness for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)

MERS - Factsheet

MERS - Questions & Answers

Videos

Protecting global health | Arabic | French

What is MERS?

For health workers

English [mp4, 100mb]| Arabic [mp4, 100mb]| French

For the general public

English [mp4, 50mb]| Arabic [mp4, 48mb]| French [mp4, 53mb]

For Hajj and Umrah

English [mp4, 111mb]| Arabic [mp4, 51mb]| French [mp4, 54mb]

English [mp4, 111mb]
Arabic [mp4, 51 mb]
French [mp4, 54mb]

Posters

MERS-CoV poster - Adivce for the general public

Advice for the general public

English

Arabic

French

MERS-CoV poster - Adivce for hajj and umrah pilgrims

Advice for hajj and umrah pilgrims

English

Arabic

French

MERS-CoV poster - Adivce for health care workers

Advice for health care workers

English

Arabic

French

Technical guidance

Public health measures for scaling up national preparedness for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)

Surveillance

Laboratory

Contact tracing

Case management and infection prevention and control

Travel and mass gatherings

Meeting reports

Summary report on the International scientific meeting on Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus   (MERS-CoV), EMRO, Cairo, 5-6 May 2015

Summary report on the consultative meeting to determine the public health reserach agenda on MERS-CoV, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2-3 March 2014

Report on the consultative meeting to determine a public health research agenda on MERS-CoV, Cairo, Egypt, 15–16 December 2013

Report on the Intercountry Meeting on the Middle east Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) outbreaks in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, cairo, Egypt, 20-22 June 2013