MERS virus: WHO, there is still a global emergency

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MERS virus: WHO, there is still a global emergency

The concern of the experts for the virus Mers increases, but the virus "does not yet constitute a global emergency". They said the emergency committee of experts set up by the WHO at the end of a meeting in Geneva. Although cases are increasing, said the committee in a press conference after the meeting, there are still no signs of a sustained transmission from human to human, and therefore "there are no conditions to declare an international emergency disease public health "According to experts the individual countries should prepare plans for the control and prevention of infections, but at the moment there are no grounds to adopt restrictive measures to the international movement of people or goods. Currently more than 500 infected people, especially in Saudi Arabia where the mortality 'and' of about 30%. The virus' was reported in 13 countries, including Italy, which reported one case last year, and the US, who had the second patient a few days ago. A traveler returning from Saudi Arabia, reported today, and 'instead the first case in the Netherlands.