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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
MERS coronavirus kills one more in Saudi

MERS coronavirus claims another life

One more person has died and two more have fallen ill in Saudi Arabia from the new SARS-like coronavirus, MERS-CoV,…

June 15, 2013 3:07
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

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

Emirati man succumbs to Coronavirus

Death toll of SARS-like virus rises to 11 worldwide, but health authorities in the UAE say there's no reason to panic.

March 28, 2013 3:16
World Health Organisation confirms 15th case of deadly virus

WHO Confirms 15th Case Of Deadly New Virus In Saudi Arabia

A Saudi man infected with a deadly new virus from the same family as SARS has died, becoming the ninth…

March 13, 2013 11:41
WHO discovers sars-like virus

Four new cases of SARS-like virus in GCC

Among the symptoms in the confirmed cases are a fever, coughing and breathing difficulties.

November 23, 2012 8:41

New SARS-like virus discovered: WHO

"The Health Protection Agency of the UK conducted laboratory testing and has confirmed the presence of a novel corona-virus," the WHO said.

September 24, 2012 9:10

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

Swine flu will mutate into deadlier strain, says WHO

The World Health Organization head said the H1N1 virus has not mutated into...

September 22, 2009 7:30