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Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - update

As of 17 December 2013, WHO has been informed of two additional laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Saudi Arabia. For further information and regular updates:

Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus - update

On 15 and 16 December 2013, the National Health and Family Planning Commission, China notified WHO of two new laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus. For further information and regular updates:

WHO Radiation Emergency Medical Preparedness and Assistance Network (REMPAN) eNewsletter: December issue now online

For the latest news on the activities of REMPAN:

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