June 20, 2013
Meanwhile, more than 80 health officials gathered for the 3-day MERS-CoV meeting at the WHO's Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office (EMRO) in Cairo, the office announced in a press release. All the countries in the EMRO region are represented, along with France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Russia, and the United Kingdom (UK).
"At the end of the meeting, countries are expected to agree on a joint action plan that can collectively improve and strengthen public health preparedness measures against MERS-CoV through regional and inter-regional collaboration and partnerships," the EMRO release says.
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