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Acute respiratory infections

Fourth meeting of the Eastern Mediterranean Acute Respiratory Infection Surveillance (EMARIS) network and first scientific conference on acute respiratory infections in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, 11–14 December 2017, Amman, Jordan

Abubakar A, Barakat A, Ahmed A, Elkholy A, Alsawalha L, Alariqi L, Malik M, Obtel M, Sahak M, Mrad P, Triki S, Al Awaidy S, Khan W.
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Characteristics of severe acute respiratory infection-associated hospitalization in Yemen, 2014–2015

Thabet AA, Al-Kohani A, Shadoul A, Al-Mahaqri A, Bin Yahya M, Saleh AH, Al-Adeemy D, Khan W, Malik M.
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Burden of acute respiratory disease of epidemic and pandemic potential in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region: a literature review

Abubakar A, Malik M, Pebody RG, Elkholy A, Khan W, Bellos A, Mala P.
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Infection prevention and control measures for acute respiratory infections in healthcare settings: an update

Seto WH, Conly JM, Pessoa-Silva CL, Malik M, Eremin S.
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Influenza

Pandemic influenza preparedness (PIP) framework: Progress challenges in improving influenza preparedness response capacities in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, 2014–2017

Abubakar A, Elkholya A, Barakat A, Shrestha B, Elhakim M, Malik M, Bergeri I, Samaan G.
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Influenza surveillance in Middle East, North, East and South Africa: Report of the 8th MENA Influenza Stakeholders Network

Abusrewil S, Algeer A, Aljifri A, Al Slail F, Andrew MK, Tag Eldin MA, Al Awaidy S, Ben Alaya N, Ben Khelil J, Dbaibo G, Derrar F, Elahmer O, Ghosn N, Gabriel G, Grasso C, Hassan M, Hirve S, Mirza YK, Rateb YM, Nourlil J, Nunes MC, Omaima I, Malande OO, Saadatian‐Elahi M, Sanchez‐Picot V, Malik M, Tarraf H, Walaza S.
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Seasonal influenza vaccination policies in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: Current status and the way forward

Abubakar A, Melhem N, Malik M, Dbaibo G, Khan W, Zaraket H.
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Influenza pandemic preparedness in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region

Khan W, El Rifay AS, Malik M, Kayali G.
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Review of seasonal influenza vaccination in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: policies, use and barriers

Zaraket H, Melhem N, Malik M, Khan W, Dbaibo G, Abubakar A.
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Distressed setting and profound challenges: Pandemic influenza preparedness plans in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

Malik M, UlHaq Z, Saeed Q, Riley R, Khan W.
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Influenza‐associated severe acute respiratory infections in two sentinel sites in Lebanon—September 2015 to August 2016

Saleh M, Bazzi L, Ismail E, Mroueh L, Jammal N, Elkholy A, Mrad P, Samadi AA, Hijazi A, Abiad F, Nsouli G, Rady A, Khan W, Malik M, Zalloua P, Ammar W, Ghosn N.
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Revision of clinical case definitions: influenza-like illness and severe acute respiratory infection

Fitzner J, Qasmieh S, Mounts AW, Alexander B, Besselaar T, Briand S, Brown C, Clark S, Dueger E, Gross D, Hauge S, Hirve S, Jorgensen P, Katz MA, Mafi A, Malik M, McCarron M, Meerhoff T, Mori Y, Mott J, Da Costa Olivera MT, Ortiz JR, Palekar R, Rebelo-de-Andrade H, Soetens L, Yahaya AA, Zhang W, Vandemaele K.
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Thematic issue of EMHJ on influenza and other emerging respiratory infections in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

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Influenza in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: identifying the unknowns for detection and control of epidemic and pandemic threats

Malik M, Mahjour J, Khan W, Alwan A.
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Contribution of laboratories in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region to the selection of candidate seasonal influenza vaccine

Asghar H, Browne HM, McCauley J, Malik M, Khan W.
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The H1N1 influenza pandemic of 2009 in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: lessons learnt and future strategy

Haq Z, Malik M, Khan W.
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Influenza research in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: a review

Khan W, El Rifay AS, Malik M, Kayali G.
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The challenges of global case reporting during pandemic A (H1N1) 2009

Stephanie Williams, Julia Fitzner, Angela Merianos, Anthony Mounts, and for the Case-based Surveillance Evaluation Group.
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Clinical management guidelines for pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus infection in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: technical basis and overview

Al Hajjar S, Malik MR, Hallaj Z, El-Bushra H, Opoka M, Mafi AR. 
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Beriberi

Outbreak of beriberi among African Union troops in Mogadishu, Somalia

Watson JT, El Bushra H, Lebo EJ, Bwire G, Kiyengo J, Emukule G, Omballa V, Tole J, Zuberi M, Breiman RF, Katz MA.
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Chikungunya

Chikungunya outbreak in Al-Hudaydah, Yemen, 2011: Epidemiological characterization and key lessons learned fro early detection and control

Malik MR, Mnzava A, Mohareb E, Zayed A, Al Kohlani A, Thabet AK, El Bushra H.
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Cholera

Genomic insights into the 2016-2017 cholera epidemic in Yemen

Weill FX, Domman D, Njamkepo E, Almesbahi AA, Naji M, Nasher SS, Rakesh A, Assiri AM, Chand Sharma N, Kariuki S, Pourshafie MR, Rauzier J, Abubakar A, Carter JY, Wamala JF, Seguin C, Bouchier C, Malliavin T, Bakhshi B, Abulmaali HHN, Kumar D, Njoroge SM, Malik M, Kiiru J, Luquero FJ, Azman AS, Ramamurthy T, Thomson NR, Quilici M.
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Cholera in Yemen: concerns remain over recent spike but control efforts show promise

Al-Mandhari A, Musani A, Abubakar A, Malik M.
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Cholera epidemic in Yemen, 2016–18: an analysis of surveillance data

Camacho A, Bouhenia M, Alyusfi R, Alkohlani A, Naji MAM, De Radiguès X, Abubakar A, Almoalmi A, Seguin C, Sagrado MJ, Poncin M, McRae M, Musoke M, Rakesh A, Portena K, Haskew C, Atkins KE, Eggo R, Azman AS, Broekhuijsen M, Saatcioglu MA, Pezzoli L, Quilici M, Al-Mesbahy AR, Zagaria N, Luquero F.
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WHO's reply to Cholera in the time of War: implications of weak surveillance in Syria for the WHO's preparedness—a comparison of two monitoring systems

Muhjazi G, Malik M, Mala P, Nabeth P, Dye C.
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Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever

Current status of Crimean–Congo haemorrhagic fever in the World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean Region: issues, challenges, and future directions

Al-Abri SS, AlAbaidani I, Fazlalipour M, Mostafavi E, Leblebicioglu H, Pshenichnaya N, Memish ZA, Hewson R, Petersen E, Mala P, N Tran Minh, Malik M, Formenty P, Jeffries R.

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Early warning disease surveillance

Enhancing surveillance for early detection of Zika virus infection: strategies for the countries of the Eastern Mediterranean Region

Obtel M, Malik M, Tran Minh N, Buliva ME, Elkhobby AA, Salim SAM, Ghosn N,Hemmati P, Thuan VH, Mala P.
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Real-time surveillance in emergencies using the early warning alert and response network

Cordes KM, Cookson ST, Boyd AT, Hardy C, Malik M, Mala P, El Tahir K, Everard M, Jasiem M, Husain F.
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Early Warning Disease Surveillance After a Flood Emergency- Pakistan, 2010

Sabatinelli G, Kakar SR, Khan MR, Malik MR, et al.
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Ebola

Preparedness for Ebola: can it transform our current public health system?

Malik M, Mahjour J.
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Preventing the introduction of Ebola virus into the Eastern Mediterranean Region: enhanced preparedness is the key

Malik M, Mahjour J, Alwan A.
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Mass Gatherings Medicine

Establishment of public health security in Saudi Arabia for the 2009 Hajj in response to pandemic influenza A H1N1

Memish ZA, McNabb SJ, Mahoney F, Alrabiah F, Marano N, Ahmed QA, Mahjour J, Hajjeh RA, Formenty P, Harmanci FH, El Bushra H, Uyeki TM, Nunn M, Isla N,Barbeschi M; Jeddah Hajj Consultancy Group.
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Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS)

What have we learned about Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) emergence in humans? A systematic literature review

Dawson P, Malik M, Parvez F, Morse SS.
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MERS: Progress on the global response, remaining challenges and way forward.

FAO-OIE-WHO MERS Technical Working Group.
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Health risk assessment at mass gatherings: a report of the camel festival in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Bieh KL, ElGanainy A, Yezli S, Malik M, Aziz Jokhdar HA, Asiri AM, Alotaibi BM.
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Reported direct and indirect contact with dromedary camels among laboratory-confirmed MERS-CoV cases

Conzade R, Grant R, Malik M, Elkholy A, Elhakim M, Samhouri D, Ben Embarek P, Van Kerkhove MD.
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Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus: current knowledge and future considerations

Malik M, Elkholy A, Khan W, Hassounah S, Abubakar A, Tran Minh N, Mala P.
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Closing the knowledge gaps on MERS: three and half years since its detection, what have we learnt and what needs to be done urgently

Malik M, Mahjour J.
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Interpreting Results From Environmental Contamination Studies of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus

Van Kerkhove MD, Peiris  MJS, Malik M, Ben Embarek P.
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Special supplement of Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal on novel coronavirus. Volume 19, supplement 1 (Coronavirus)

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Novel coronavirus infection in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: time to act

Malik M, Mafi AR, Mahjour J, Opoka M, Elhakim M, Muntasir MO.
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State of Knowledge and Data Gaps of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Humans

The WHO MERS-CoV Research Group.
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Emergence of novel human coronavirus:public health implications in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

Editorial

Emerging respiratory and novel coronavirus 2012 infections and mass gatherings

Al-Tawfiq JA, Smallwood CAH, Arbuthnott KG, Malik M, Barbeschi M, Memish ZA.
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Highlights and conclusions from the technical consultative meeting on novel coronavirus infection, Cairo, Egypt, 14-16 January 2013

Joseph C, Malik M, Mounts A, Mafi AR, Briand S, Memish ZA and the technical working group for the meeting on novel coronavirus.
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Monkey Pox

Phylogenetic and Ecologic Perspectives of a Monkeypox Outbreak, Southern Sudan, 2005

Nakazawa Y, Emerson GL, Carroll DS, Zhao H, Li Y, Opoka L, et al.
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Human Monkeypox Outbreak Caused by Novel Virus Belonging to Congo Basin Clade, Sudan, 2005

Formenty P, Muntasir MO, Damon I, Chowdhary V, Opoka ML, Malik MR, et al.
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Nodding Syndrome

Nodding Syndrome-South Sudan, 2011

Reik L, Abu Bakr A, Opoka L, et al.
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Viral haemorrhagic fevers

Strategic approach to control of viral haemorrhagic fever outbreaks in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: Report from a regional consultation 

Malik M, El Bushra HE, Opoka M, Formenty P, Velayudhan R, Eremin S.
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Laboratory diagnosis of Ebola hemorrhagic fever during an outbreak in Yambio, Sudan, 2004

Onyango CO, Opoka ML, Ksiazek TG, Formenty P, Ahmed A, Tukei PM, Sang RC, Ofula VO, Konongoi SL, Coldren RL, Grein T, Legros D, Bell M, De Cock KM,Bellini WJ, Towner JS, Nichol ST, Rollin PE.
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Zika

Enhancing surveillance for early detection of Zika virus infection: strategies for the countries of the Eastern Mediterranean Region

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Zika virus: no cases in the Eastern Mediterranean Region but concerns remain

Tran Minh N, Huda Q, Asghar H, Samhouri D, Abubakar A, Barwa C, Shaikh I, Buliva E, Mala P, Malik M. 
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Zika virus strategic response framework for the Gulf States–2016: An urgent need for collaboration

Binsaeed AA, Al-Hajri M, Noureldin EM, Farag A, Malik M, Al-Zejdali MS, Alhakeem RF, Al-Romaihi H, Alzahrani MH, Alsheikh AA.
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Other

Development of a costed national action plan for health security in Pakistan: lessons learned

Safi M, Ijaz K, Samhouri D, Malik M, Sabih F, Kandel N, Salman M, Suryantoro L, Liban A, Jafari H, Hafeez A, Provincial Partners.
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Effectiveness of training on isolation precaution measures at public hospitals Khartoum State – Sudan

Omar LAM, Elduma AH, Bashir AA, Soghaier MA, Malik M.
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Current and future distribution of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region

Ducheyne E, Tran Minh N, Haddad N, Bryssinckx W, Buliva E, Simard F, Malik M, Charlier J, De Waele V, Mahmoud O, Mukhtar M, Bouattour Ali, Hussain A, Hendrickx G, Roiz D.
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Emerging and reemerging diseases in the World Health Organization (WHO) Eastern Mediterranean Region—progress, challenges, and WHO initiatives

Buliva E,  Elhakim M,  Tran Minh N,  Elkholy A, Mala P, Abubakar A, Malik M.
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