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May 08th, 2017 In this edition: 1 Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia and Qatar

1 Síndrome respiratória do Oriente Médio (MERS-CoV)Arábia Saudita e Qatar

Hepatitis E – 1 Niger Hepatite E— 1 Níger The WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing Research Development is hosted at the University of São Paulo at Ribeirão Preto College of Nursing – Brazil. Since its first designation in 1988, its activities have focus in three main areas: research, human resource training and knowledge dissemination, in Brazil as well as international-

WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing Research Development Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia and Qatar

Síndrome respiratória do Oriente Médio (MERS-CoV)- Arábia Saudita e Qatar

Between 18 March and 20 April 2017, 13 cases of MERS were reported in Saudi Arabia. Six of these cases had exposure to infected dromedary camels or consumed their raw milk, which is the most likely source of their infection and two cases were detected through contact tracing of previously reported MERSCoV cases. Investigation into the history of exposure to the known risk factors in the 14 days prior to onset of symptoms is ongoing for the remaining cases. Contact tracing of household and healthcare contacts is ongoing for all 13 cases. WHO risk assessment WHO advice

Entre os dias 18 de março e 20 de abril de 2017, 13 casos de MERS foram reportados na Arábia Saudita. Seis desses casos foram expostos a camelos infectados ou consumiram seu leite in natura, que é a maior fonte da infecção, e dois casos foram detectados após contato direto com casos já registrado de MERS-CoV. Uma investigação sobre o histórico das exposições nos 14 dias anteriores aos sintomas esta em andamento. Há o acompanhamento de saúde de familiares e de pessoas que tiveram contato para todos os 13 casos. Avaliação de risco da OMS Conselho da OMS

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Hepatitis E – Niger

Hepatite E—Níger

On 12 April 2017, the Niger Ministry of Health notified WHO of a hepatitis E virus (HEV) outbreak in the Diffa region, located in the eastern part of the country. On 19 April 2017, the outbreak was officially declared by the Minister of Health. Public health response WHO risk assessment WHO advice

Em 12 de abril de 2017, o Ministro da Saúde do Níger notificou a OMS sobre um surto do vírus de hepatite E (HEV) na região de Diffa, localizada no leste do país. Em 19 de abril de 2017, o Ministro da Saúde oficialmente declarou o surto. Resposta de saúde publica Avaliação de risco da OMS Conselho da OMS

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Director: Profa. Dra. Isabel Amélia Costa Mendes Vice Director: Profa. Dra. Carla Aparecida Arena Ventura Support: Juliana Gazzotti Editor: Carolina Michelet

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