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Expression of concern regarding paper by Park et al, published on 25 June 2015: “Epidemiological investigation of MERS-CoV spread in a single hospital in South Korea, May to June 2015”, Euro Surveill. 2015;20(25):pii=21169. It has been brought to our attention that some of the authors may not have been informed about the content of the above paper. There is a lack of clarity regarding rights to use the data. The editorial team are investigating what action needs to be taken.

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Epidemiology of MERS in South Korea similar to that observed in the Middle East and closely resembles that of the 2002–03 SARS outbreak.

Eurosurveillance, Volume 20, Issue 25, 25 June 2015

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Rapid communications

Epidemiological investigation of MERS-CoV spread in a single hospital in South Korea, May to June 2015*
Preliminary epidemiological assessment of MERS-CoV outbreak in South Korea, May to June 2015
The role of superspreading in Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) transmission
Surveillance and outbreak reports

Event-based surveillance of food- and waterborne diseases in Europe: ‘urgent inquiries’ (outbreak alerts) during 2008 to 2013

Influenza case definitions need to be fit for purpose

ECDC guidance on prevention of HIV and STIs suggests seven components for inclusion in national EU/EEA public health programmes

Erratum for Euro Surveill. 2014;19(34)
Erratum for Euro Surveill. 2015;20(24)

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