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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    WHO won't block haj visits to Saudi Arabia over Mers

    Posted Jul 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Health Organisation says the Mers virus striking Saudi Arabia is not a "public health emergency of international concern", and is not seeking travel restrictions as the kingdom braces ... there about this," he said, while asking: 'If the director general goes ahead and declares an emergency, is it going to be helpful'." Mers claimed its first victim in Saudi Arabia ...

  2. News - World - HEALTH

    Saudi Arabia's Sars-like virus death toll now 32

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Geneva Killer virus on the loose 'a year before first known case' Four more people have died and three more have fallen ill in Saudi Arabia from the new Sars-like ... and in the Red Sea port city of Jeddah. Saudi Arabia has been the country most affected by the respiratory-system virus, with 49 confirmed cases, of whom 32 have died. The worldwide death toll released ...

  3. News - World - HEALTH

    Fear grips Saudi Arabia as coronavirus deaths reach 15

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in isolation, Saudi authorities said. Fifteen of the 28 people who have contracted the coronavirus in Saudi Arabia since August have died. Thirteen cases have been detected in the King Fahd hospital, ... had the disease at present. While the virus has been deadliest in Saudi Arabia, cases have also been reported in Jordan, Germany and Britain. The virus is a cousin of severe acute respiratory ...

  4. News - World - HEALTH

    Saudi Arabia reports new case of Sars-like coronavirus

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 12:00am by Agencies in Riyadh

    ... Agencies in Riyadh Saudi Arabia reports second person with novel coronavirus, but he has recovered New case of Sars-like virus in Middle East Saudi Arabia's Health Ministry has ... earlier this month, the WHO said, adding that he had previously been in Saudi Arabia. The two cases occurred three months apart in June and September respectively, said the WHO, stressing ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Saudi boy with Sars-like virus in Hong Kong's QM Hospital

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok danny.mok@scmp.com Four-year-old who flew into Hong Kong from Saudi Arabia is being treated in Queen Mary Hospital as officials await test results Boy with Sars-like virus in isolation A four-year-old boy visiting Hong Kong from Saudi Arabia is sick in Queen Mary Hospital with a Sars-like virus suspected to be the same one that emerged in the Middle East last month. ...

  6. News - World - HEALTH

    New death from Sars-like virus in Saudi, says WHO

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 10:08am by Agence France-Presse in Geneva

    ... Agence France-Presse in Geneva Another person suffering from a Sars-like virus has died in Saudi Arabia, the World Health Organisation said on Thursday, bringing the worldwide number ... far been reported to the WHO since it was first detected in the middle of last year, with six previous fatalities- three in Saudi Arabia, two in Jordan and one in Britain. The news comes just ...

  7. News - World - HEALTH

    Saudis forced to restrict haj pilgrims due to Mers cases

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by AFP, Reuters

    ... infection patterns. Saudi Arabia is battling to contain the spread of the Sars-like coronavirus, which has infected 65 people in the kingdom. That figure represents the majority of people affected ... Agencies in Riyadh Those vulnerable to infection urged not to attend annual haj pilgrimage, as authorities battle coronavirus which has killed 38 Saudis restrict pilgrims over Mers Saudi ...

  8. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Malaysia reports first Asian death from Mers virus

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 01:24am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia sees first Asian death from Mers virus A Malaysian man who went on a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia has become the first death in Asia from Middle East respiratory syndrome, while the Philippines has isolated a health worker who tested positive for the deadly coronavirus. Malaysia's health ministry said the Muslim man returned ...

  9. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Filipino nurse from UAE tests negative for Mers

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:37am by AP

    ... of infection from the virus such as fever, cough and cold. More than 20 people, many of them health workers, have been reported infected with the Mers coronavirus in two distinct clusters- one in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates- likely involving human-to-human transmission since early last week. ...

  10. News - World - HEALTH

    Coronavirus sparks fears of wider human transmission

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... experts have highlighted the power of the virus and the frightening prospect of it mutating into a form that leaps easily from human to human. Fukuda's comments came after Saudi Arabia said ... worldwide, half of them fatal, with 30 infections in Saudi Arabia and the rest spread across Jordan, Qatar, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates, Germany, Britain and France. Most of the patients ...




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