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MERS

Violations in Hospital Found to Have Exacerbated MERS Outbreak

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The World Health Organization reported Friday that lack of strict conditions in hospital infection control procedures worsened the MERS outbreak.

This news comes after much criticism of Saudi Arabia’s handling of the MERS outbreak and lack of cooperation in reporting procedures.

The United Arab Emirates health authorities have been urged to continue looking into the source of the MERS infection in an effort to counter the lapse in Saudi Arabia’s health reporting.

Read the full story here: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/06/us-health-mers-emirates-idUSKBN0EH1T720140606