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  1. News - World - SAUDI ARABIA

    Saudi Arabia confirms another death from Sars-like virus

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

    ... Reuters in Dubai Follow @SCMP_News Saudi Arabia has announced another death from the Sars-like novel coronavirus (nCoV) in its central al-Qassim region, bringing the total number of deaths ... from nCoV/MERS since it surfaced last year is 18, including one who died in Britain last year after arriving from Saudi Arabia. The virus, which can cause coughing, fever and pneumonia, is from ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. News - World - SAUDI ARABIA

    Sars-like virus kills two more in Saudi Arabia

    Posted May 06th 2013, 05:22pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Riyadh A new Sars-like virus has killed two more people in Saudi Arabia, taking the number of deaths from the coronavirus that the kingdom has announced to seven ... new cases of the virus were detected in Saudi Arabia. The outbreak has occurred in the oil-rich Red Sea region of Al-Ahsaa, which is near Bahrain and Qatar. The latest deaths bring the number ...

  4. News - World - SAUDI ARABIA

    Saudi Arabia detects four new Sars-like cases

    Posted May 14th 2013, 03:13pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Riyadh Four more cases of the deadly coronavirus have been detected in Saudi Arabia, the health ministry said, raising the number of people infected from ... last year, with 18 of the victims dying. While the virus has been deadliest in Saudi Arabia, cases have also been reported in Jordan, Germany, Britain and France where two patients are now ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. News - World - PUBLIC HEALTH

    Saudi death toll from new Sars-related virus reaches 18

    Posted May 27th 2013, 10:30am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia’s Health Ministry says a woman has died from a new respiratory virus related to Sars, bringing the total number of deaths in the kingdom to 18. Saudi Arabia remains the centre for the virus as investigators from the World Health Organisation seek more clues about its origins and how it is spread. Last week, WHO officials ...

  7. 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. ...

  8. News - World - SAUDI ARABIA

    Sars-like virus kills five Saudis

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

    ... detected in Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Germany and Britain. Riyadh has accounted for most of the deaths, with 11 people including the five new fatalities. Coronaviruses cause most common colds ... in Germany in March from the lethal new virus. He had been travelling in Pakistan and Saudi Arabia before falling ill, and was transferred to Munich from Abu Dhabi on March 19. ...

  9. News - World - PUBLIC HEALTH

    Saudi death from Sars-like virus raises toll to 9

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 08:33am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Geneva A Sars-like virus that has struck in Britain and the Middle East has claimed a new victim in Saudi Arabia, bringing the global toll from the mystery illness ... reported. The nine fatalities have been clustered in Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Britain. In the latter country, it affected a family, one of the members of which had visited the Middle East ...

  10. News - World - PUBLIC HEALTH

    Saudi man 'cured' of Sars family virus

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:59pm by AFP

    ... also left a Qatari man seriously ill in a London hospital after he was transferred there from Doha earlier this month, the WHO said, adding he had previously been in Saudi Arabia. The two cases ... hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia. But the kingdom’s health ministry repeatedly reassured pilgrims that no epidemic outbreaks had been registered. ...




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