Tag Archives | Middle East

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MERS outbreaks grow; Malaysian case had camel link

Outbreaks of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infections expanded further today with reports of seven more cases in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, and three in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), […]

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‘Deep pragmatism’ as a moral engine

You could be forgiven for believing that some of the most vexing issues of our time — partisan gridlock, abortion, climate change, Middle East strife — might never yield to […]

Study suggests multiple MERS-CoV introductions

Study suggests multiple MERS-CoV introductions

One of the big mysteries about the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) is whether it jumped from animals to humans just once or has made that jump a number […]

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4 more MERS cases from Saudi Arabia, 2 fatal

Translated information and media reports from Saudi Arabia today cited four more Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) cases there, two of which were fatal. In addition, the World Health […]

Modern dogs are more Asian fusions than Euro pups

Modern dogs are more Asian fusions than Euro pups

Don’t close the book on Fido’s genealogy just yet: A new study led by University of California, Davis, wildlife genetics researchers provides a surprising glimpse into the global heritage of […]

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By 2040 China will match US oil demand

Despite aggressive demand-management policies announced in recent years, China’s oil use could easily reach levels comparable to today’s U.S. levels by 2040, according to a new energy study by the […]