The Qatar FIFA World Cup 2022 and camel pageant championships increase risk of MERS-CoV transmission and global spread

Esam I. Azhar, David S. Hui, Brian McCloskey, Sherif A. El-Kafrawy, Avinash Sharma, Markus Maeurer, Shui Shan Lee, Alimuddin Zumla

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8 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e189-e190
JournalThe Lancet Global Health
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2023
Externally publishedYes

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AZ is co-principal investigator of The Pan-African Network on Emerging and Re-Emerging Infections (PANDORA-ID-NET, CANTAM-3, and EACCR-3) funded by the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership, supported by the EU Horizon 2020 Framework Programme. AZ is in receipt of a UK-National Institute for Health and Care Research Senior Investigator award and is a Mahathir Science Award and EU-EDCTP Pascoal Mocumbi Prize Laureate. The views expressed are the authors' own and do not reflect those of their respective institutions.

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