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Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia – World Health Organization (press release)


Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia
World Health Organization (press release)
Between 11 and 22 March 2015, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified WHO of 15 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, including 3 deaths. Cases are listed by date of …

Posted on 27 March 2015 | 12:33 am

Two new coronavirus cases found – Yahoo! Maktoob News


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Two new coronavirus cases found
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According to the ministry, about 19 coronavirus patients are still being treated in government hospitals in various regions while two are being quarantined at their homes. The ministry said it is continuing its awareness drive against the virus which
MERS infection, death rates slowing down, says Saudi govtAl-Arabiya
News Scan for Mar 23, 2015CIDRAP

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Posted on 24 March 2015 | 10:45 am

Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in US – ThePigSite.com


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Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in US
ThePigSite.com
US – The number of pig farm samples that are confirmed positive for porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) in the last week was 58, two premises were confirmed with porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV) and one with the dual infection (PEDV and PDCoV).

Posted on 20 March 2015 | 11:54 am

Coronavirus continues to spread its tentacles in KSA – Saudi Gazette


Coronavirus continues to spread its tentacles in KSA
Saudi Gazette
The ministry's laboratories tested 2,036 coronavirus samples. Preventive medicine teams paid visits to 15 houses, and 101 cases that came in contact with coronavirus cases were detected. They are being monitored. Globally, the World Health Organization …

Posted on 15 March 2015 | 9:29 pm

Saudi Arabia reports 15 new Coronavirus cases – Kuwait News Agency


Saudi Arabia reports 15 new Coronavirus cases
Kuwait News Agency
RIYADH, March 15 (KUNA) — Saudi Arabia reported 15 confirmed new Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus cases during last week, among them 10 in Riyadh, while two cases in Al-Ihsaa, one in each Jeddah, Al-Qassim, and Tabuk, Health …

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Posted on 15 March 2015 | 5:19 pm

News Scan for Mar 11, 2015 – CIDRAP


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News Scan for Mar 11, 2015
CIDRAP
Both are hospitalized in stable condition, while neither is a health worker, had preexisting disease, or had contact with MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus) patients in a healthcare setting. The Jeddah man had recent animal contact
MERS claims 3 more livesYahoo! Maktoob News

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Posted on 12 March 2015 | 12:34 am

Shoura steps up coronavirus awareness – Saudi Gazette


Shoura steps up coronavirus awareness
Saudi Gazette
RIYADH — The Shoura Council's health committee is to cooperate with the Ministry of Health to initiate awareness campaigns regarding Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus. Committee member Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Suwailim said the media …
Shoura notes sharp drop in MERS cases compared to 2014Yahoo! Maktoob News

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Posted on 11 March 2015 | 9:16 pm

33 experts to fight coronavirus – Saudi Gazette


33 experts to fight coronavirus
Saudi Gazette
JEDDAH — As many as 33 international and Saudi consultants and specialists in infectious diseases will be working in the Kingdom in a bid to contain the spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), according to Dr. Abdulaziz …

Posted on 9 March 2015 | 9:14 pm

Yanbu begins campaign to combat coronavirus – Yahoo! Maktoob News


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Yanbu begins campaign to combat coronavirus
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The Yanbu Royal Commission has launched an awareness campaign on the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus to combat the deadly disease that has claimed hundreds of lives. The campaign was launched on Saturday in the presence …
Saudi public heedless of coronavirus risks: SurveyZawya (registration)

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Posted on 9 March 2015 | 6:19 am

4 die of coronavirus in Saudi Arabia – Anadolu Agency


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4 die of coronavirus in Saudi Arabia
Anadolu Agency
Saudi Arabia's Health Ministry announced that four more people had died of coronavirus, bringing the death toll to 400 since the virus appeared in the kingdom three years ago. The Health Ministry said Monday that four people had succumbed to the virus …
Four deaths, four fresh infections of coronavirusYahoo! Maktoob News
At least 2 Pinoys among new MERS-CoV cases in SaudiGMA News
MERS death toll in Saudi Arabia hits 400Arab News
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Posted on 3 March 2015 | 10:18 am

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Two new coronavirus cases found

The Ministry of Health has reported two new infections of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), a local newspaper reported on Monday. It said the two expatriates in their 50s contracted the infections and they are now being treated in government hospitals in Riyadh and Najran.

Posted on 24 March 2015 | 12:00 am

MERS infection, death rates slowing down, says MoH

The rate of new Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infections and deaths have slowed down, the Ministry of Health announced on its official website. Three of the recovered patients — two women and a man — were confined to a government hospital in Riyadh from which they were discharged on Saturday. Currently, a total of 17 patients are undergoing treatment in hospitals all …

Posted on 23 March 2015 | 6:42 am

20 MERS centers under reevaluation

The Ministry of Health is reevaluating 20 centers specified for the treatment of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). Command and Control Center chief Dr. Abdulaziz Saeed said the centers to be reevaluated include King Abdullah Medical Complex in Jeddah, Prince Muhammad Bin Abdulaziz in Riyadh and Dammam Hospital Medical Complex.

Posted on 21 March 2015 | 12:00 am

Camel meat lovers undeterred by MERS

Despite the spread of MERS coronavirus, many Saudis continue to drink fresh camel milk and many restaurants regularly serve dishes made with camel meat in spite of reports linking camels and virus infections. He pointed out that Jeddah municipality had focused its campaigns on camel milking sites and has closed a number of them in Al-Khumra district. Some camel owners who sell milk in Al-Nairiya …

Posted on 18 March 2015 | 6:35 am

Yanbu begins campaign to combat coronavirus

HEALTH CARE: The Yanbu Royal Commission launches awareness campaign on MERS coronavirus in Yanbu.

Posted on 18 March 2015 | 3:17 am

Coronavirus claims two more lives

Two people have died from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and two more contracted the coronavirus, the Health Ministry announced on Wednesday. It said an expatriate man aged 44 died in Shaqra and an 88-year-old Saudi woman died at a government hospital in Riyadh.

Posted on 13 March 2015 | 12:00 am

Saudi public heedless of coronavirus risks: Survey

About 97 percent of people who are in contact with camels do not wear facial masks or gloves to protect themselves from the coronavirus that causes the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and other illnesses transmitted by camels, an Okaz/Saudi Gazette survey has revealed. The Ministry of Health's undersecretary and chairman of the command and control center, Dr. Abdulaziz Abdullah Bin Saeed …

Posted on 8 March 2015 | 8:43 am

Coronavirus kills 10 more in a week

The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus has killed 10 more people in the Kingdom over the past week, pushing the death toll above 400, as health officials broaden their campaign to halt its spread. Six of those deaths were in Riyadh, Health Ministry data show. A total of 936 people have been infected with MERS since it was first identified in the Kingdom in 2012, and 402 of them …

Posted on 7 March 2015 | 9:54 am

MERS coronavirus kills 10 more in Saudi

The MERS coronavirus has killed 10 more people in Saudi Arabia over the past week, pushing the death toll above 400, as health officials broaden their campaign to halt its spread.

Posted on 6 March 2015 | 3:49 pm

Coronavirus kills Al-Jouf woman; four new cases in Buraidah

A 40-year-old Saudi woman has died from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-coronavirus at an Al-Jouf government hospital, the Health Ministry announced. The ministry said four new cases of the deadly virus were reported in Riyadh and Buraidah within 24 hours. It said the first case was a 65-year-old expatriate who had shown symptoms of the disease and was admitted to a government hospital in …

Posted on 2 March 2015 | 9:08 am