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World Health Organisation confirms 15th case of deadly virus

Middle East respiratory syndrome not a public emergency

After an emergency committee meeting on Wednesday, the World Health Organisation concluded that the Middle East respiratory syndrome, although ‘serious…

July 18, 2013 10:52
 
Fewer pilgrims at Haj this year - Saudi

Call for fewer Haj pilgrims this year

Saudi Arabia’s religious authorities on Wednesday approved a request by the government to reduce the number of pilgrims permitted at…

June 27, 2013 9:54
 
MERS-coronavirus could spread and cause pandemic

New death in Saudi Arabia from SARS-like coronavirus MERS

Saudi Arabia said another person had died of the SARS-like coronavirus MERS and six new cases were registered, as international experts…

June 23, 2013 8:47
 
MERS-coronavirus could spread and cause pandemic

Middle East on alert for pandemic

MERS-coronavirus has already spread to countries through infected travelers

June 11, 2013 2:21
 
World Health Organization says coronavirus could be contagious

First Coronavirus Sufferer In France Dies In Hospital

The first person to fall ill in France with the new SARS-like coronavirus, a 65-year-old man who had been travelling…

May 28, 2013 5:50
 
Patient-to-nurse spread of coronavirus

Saudi Arabia confirms another death from SARS-like virus

Saudi Arabia has announced another death from the SARS-like novel coronavirus (nCoV) in its central al-Qassim region, bringing the total number…

May 23, 2013 4:43
 
Patient-to-nurse spread of coronavirus

NCoV – First report of patient-to-nurse spread

Two health workers in Saudi Arabia have become infected with a potentially fatal new SARS-like virus after catching it from…

May 16, 2013 11:46
 
World Health Organization says coronavirus could be contagious

Coronavirus can spread from person to person

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Sunday it appeared likely that the novel coronavirus, which has killed 18 people in the Middle…

May 12, 2013 4:21
 
World Health Organisation confirms 15th case of deadly virus

Saudi Arabia has 13 cases of SARS-like Coronavirus – WHO

Worldwide, there have been 30 laboratory-confirmed infections, including 18 deaths,

May 9, 2013 9:33
 
World Health Organisation confirms 15th case of deadly virus

Five dead from new SARS-like virus in Saudi

Saudi Arabia said five more people have died of a deadly new virus from the same family as SARS, and two…

May 2, 2013 12:07