Program Schedule

MERS Coronavirus—The Second Year

Saturday, October 11, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 113-ABC

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • describe the epidemiology of MERS Coronavirus during the first two years since it emerged and be able to identify which patients should be evaluated for MES CoV
  • describe risk factors for transmission of MERS Coronavirus in hospitals and understand how to use lesson learned to prevent spread of MERS CoV in healthcare settings
  • describe animal models that have been developed and treatment and vaccines that are being evaluated

Target Audience: Vaccinologists, Scientists, Researchers, Public health practitioners, Members-in-training, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Health care workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Global ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderator:  David L. Swerdlow, MD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits:

ACPE Number:


D. L. Swerdlow, None

S. Gerber, None

D. L. Swerdlow, None

V. J. Munster, None

T. A. Madani, None

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