Mike Coston at Avian Flu Diary has a good post this morning: WHO: MERS Summary & Literature Update – May 9th. Excerpt:
The World Health Organization has released their 15th MERS-CoV summary and Literature update (see list) in advance of Tuesday’s meeting of the IHR Emergency Committee on MERS. This is the first major review since the Jeddah/Riyadh & UAE clusters began in earnest in late March.
The 8-page document contains new graphics, a summary of the WHO’s findings during their visit to Saudi Arabia, a country-by-country synopsis of recent cases, and a list of recent studies pertaining to the MERS coronavirus.
While there remain many unanswered questions, the WHO’s primary finding from their recent investigation boils down to: `there is currently no evidence of sustained human‐to‐human transmission in the community’