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  1. News - World - SAUDI ARABIA

    Scientists in Saudi Arabia map genome of date-palm tree

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 08:59pm by AFP

    ... on the project since 2008. The sequencing could help increase productivity as well as prevent and help in the treatment of diseases affecting date palms, Saudi research institute head Mohammed al-Suwail ...

  2. News - World - SAUDI ARABIA

    Death toll from Sars-like virus rises to 30

    Posted May 31st 2013, 08:41pm by AFP

    ... previously been reported to the WHO as suffering from the disease. In addition, Thomas said, a new case has been recorded in Saudi Arabia, lifting the global total to 50, including the fatalities. ... cases in Saudi Arabia, 25 of them fatal, according to WHO figures. The UN health agency logs cases and deaths according to the country where the individual is thought to have caught the disease ...

  3. News - World - SAUDI ARABIA

    Five more deaths from Sars-like virus in Saudi Arabia

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... on Wednesday by the Saudi Press Agency. Known as the novel coronavirus, or hCoV-EMC, the bug was first discovered last year and is related to the severe acute respiratory syndrome disease, which ... disease. Sixteen of the 23 people diagnosed with the disease in Britain, Jordan, Germany and Saudi Arabia have died. Saudi Arabia has accounted for most of the deaths, with 11 in all, including ...

  4. News - World - SAUDI ARABIA

    Incubation period of Sars-like virus may be longer than thought

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... before doctors detected the virus. Saudi Arabia yesterday reported that three more people had died, bringing the total number of deaths globally to 30. The disease is a cousin of the severe acute ... death rate of about 50 per cent, warning the disease could spark a new crisis if it acquires an ability to spread easily between humans. ...

  5. News - World - SAUDI ARABIA

    Saudi Arabia confirms another death from Sars-like virus

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 08:31pm by Reuters

    ... in al-Qassim several days ago with an “acute respiratory syndrome”. “Most cases recorded so far are among elderly patients and people with multiple chronic diseases,” it added. A World Health Organisation (WHO) spokesman confirmed it had been notified of the new death from the disease, which the WHO plans to call Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). “It is in a different area ...

  6. News - World - SAUDI ARABIA

    Sars-like virus kills five Saudis

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 02:43pm by AFP

    ... to examine if they are infected.” However, the ministry gave no figures for how many people have been examined to see if they have the lethal disease. Sixteen people have now died from 23 cases ...



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