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Differences in the seasonality of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus and influenza in the Middle East

D. He, A. P. Y. Chiu, Q. Lin, and B. J. Cowling
International Journal of Infectious Diseases 40:  15–16, 2015.

•It was found that the first two major waves of weekly laboratory confirmations of MERS-CoV cases closely followed the seasonal epidemic waves of influenza A in the Middle East.

•This finding is important to revealing the mechanisms behind the seasonality of MERS-CoV in the Middle East.

The official version of the paper is here.  

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