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Swine flu may continue spreading until 2011, says WHO

The H1N1 flu, popularly known as Swine flu, will not be contained until 2011…

December 30, 2009 1:48
Don’t poke me

Don’t poke me

Saudi residents are still vary of the H1N1 vaccine, and many refuse to take part in the massive swine flu immunization campaign launched in the kingdom, reports Arab News.

December 21, 2009 9:28
Flu fears deterring Haj pilgrims

Flu fears deterring Haj pilgrims

Four pilgrims have died of the H1N1 virus during the Haj this year, but officials say they have taken adequate precautionary measures to prevent an outbreak.

November 25, 2009 10:19
Saudi pulls out all the stops

Saudi pulls out all the stops

Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Health has refuted reports that 10 pilgrims have died in the Kingdom. He also insists that pilgrims are protected against swine flu, Arab News reports.

November 24, 2009 12:57
Schools consider e-learning due to H1N1-related closures

Schools consider e-learning due to H1N1-related closures

Schools in Saudi Arabia are testing distance learning mediums lest they’re forced to shut down due to H1N1 cases, reports Arab News.

November 23, 2009 11:39

Kuwait H1N1 deaths increase to 24

Kuwait has announced two more swine flu deaths…

November 8, 2009 4:33

UAE receives first batch of H1N1 vaccine

The first batch of the H1N1 vaccine has arrived in the UAE, a Ministry of Health source informed Dubai-based daily…

November 2, 2009 1:30

WHO urges people to use H1N1 vaccine

The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed…

October 6, 2009 3:15

UAE to shut down schools without nurses

Schools in the UAE will be closed down…

October 5, 2009 3:46

UAE pilgrims need H1N1 clearance before getting Haj visa

Muslims in the UAE planning on performing Haj this year will need to prove they are not infected…

September 15, 2009 12:01