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  • Hastings DL, Tokars JI, Abdel Aziz IZAM, Alkhaldi KZ, Bensadek AT, Alraddadi BM, et al. Outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome at Tertiary Care Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 2014. Emerg Infect Dis. 2016 May;22(5). DOI
  • Assiri A, Abedi GR, Bin Saeed AA, Abdalla MA, al-Masry M, Choudhry AJ, et al. Multifacility outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in Taif, Saudi Arabia. Emerg Infect Dis. 2016 Jan;22(1). DOI
  • Oboho IK, Tomczyk SM, Al-Asmari AM, Banjar AA, Al-Mugti H, Aloraini MS, et al. 2014 MERS-CoV outbreak in Jeddah - a link to health care facilities. N Engl J Med. 2015 Feb 26;372(9):848-54. PubMed
  • Payne DC, Iblan I, Alqasrawi S, Al Nsour M, Rha B, et al. Stillbirth during infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus. J Infect Dis. 2014 Feb 7. DOI PubMED
  • Khuri-Bulos N, Payne DC, Xiaoyan L, Erdman D, Wang L, et al. Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus not detected in children hospitalized with acute respiratory illness in Amman, Jordan, March 2010 to September 2012. Clin Microbiol InfectI. 2013 Dec 9. DOI PubMED
  • Memish ZA, Zumla Al, Assiri A. Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus infections in health care workers. NEJM. 2013 Aug. DOI PubMed
  • Guery B, Poissy J, el Mansouf L, Séjourné C, Ettahar N, Lemaire X, et al. Clinical features and viral diagnosis of two cases of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus: a report of nosocomial transmission. The Lancet. 2013 Jun. DOI PubMed
  • Assiri, A, McGeer, A, Perl T, Price C, Al Rabeeah A, Cummings D, et al. for the KSA MERS-CoV Investigation Team. Hospital Outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus. NEJM. 2013 Jun. DOI PubMed
  • The Health Protection Agency (HPA) UK Novel Coronavirus Investigation team. Evidence of person-to-person transmission within a family cluster of novel coronavirus infections, United Kingdom, February 2013. Euro Surveill. 2013;18(11):pii=20427.
  • Zaki AM, van Boheemen S, Bestebroer TM, Osterhaus ADME, Fouchier RAM. Isolation of a novel coronavirus from a man with pneumonia in Saudi Arabia. NEJM. 2012 Oct. DOI PubMed
  • Bermingham A, Chand MA, Brown CS, Aarons E, Tong C, Langrish C, et al. Severe respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus, in a patient transferred to the United Kingdom from the Middle East, September 2012. Euro Surveill. 2012;17(40):pii=20290.
  • Pebody RG, Chand MA, Thomas HL, Green HK, Boddington NL, Carvalho C, et al. The United Kingdom public health response to an imported laboratory confirmed case of a novel coronavirus in September 2012. Euro Surveill. 2012;17(40):pii=20292.

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