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10 deaths from coronavirus in a week
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Ten more people in Saudi Arabia have died from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) over the past week, Health Ministry figures showed on Friday, after an international mission urged extra measures to combat the virus. The latest …
MERS claims 2 more livesArab News
Editorial: Respond to MERS now, before it mirrors EbolaTimes Herald-Record
Saudi reports 10 MERS deaths in a weekYahoo News

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Posted on 28 February 2015 | 7:35 am

Coronavirus infections to hit 1000 – Saudi Gazette


Coronavirus infections to hit 1000
Saudi Gazette
RIYADH — Cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus infections have so far reached 913, rising from 897 last week and are expected to touch 1,000 in the coming weeks, the Health Ministry announced. It said during the past week alone, …

Posted on 26 February 2015 | 9:05 pm

NSHR blasts slow response to coronavirus – Saudi Gazette


NSHR blasts slow response to coronavirus
Saudi Gazette
Asked about the truthfulness of the claims that about 90 percent of the camels in the GCC region are infected by coronavirus, he said the role of camels in spreading the virus is scientifically confirmed. He said camels are transporters of the virus as

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Posted on 25 February 2015 | 9:14 pm

Official: 90 pct of camels in Gulf region carry MERS coronavirus – Xinhua


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Official: 90 pct of camels in Gulf region carry MERS coronavirus
Xinhua
RIYADH, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) — About 90 percent of camels in the Gulf region carry the coronavirus that causes Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), a Saudi health official has said. The situation calls for an acceleration in the development of
Saudi urged to do more vs MERS coronavirusABS CBN News
Scientists Baffled by Saudi Arabia's Deadly VirusNewsweek
UN experts warn of 'critical knowledge gaps' on Saudi MERS virusTimmins Press
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Posted on 25 February 2015 | 9:32 am

Coronavirus toll hits 385 in Saudi Arabia with two new deaths – Al-Arabiya


Al-Arabiya

Coronavirus toll hits 385 in Saudi Arabia with two new deaths
Al-Arabiya
Two people have died from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus, pushing the total number of deaths from the virus in the Kingdom to 385. Another two people have been infected with the virus and two others have recovered from the disease in …
Hospital shut down for ignoring coronavirus rulesArab News

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Posted on 24 February 2015 | 1:12 am

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-Associated Coronavirus Vaccines … – Journal of Virology


Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-Associated Coronavirus Vaccines
Journal of Virology
Although the severe acute respiratory syndrome-associated coronavirus (SARS-CoV) epidemic was controlled by nonvaccine measures, coronaviruses remain a major threat to human health. The design of optimal coronavirus vaccines therefore remains a …

Posted on 20 February 2015 | 9:42 pm

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 5 and 7 February 2015, the IHR National Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (SAU) notified WHO of 5 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection. Cases are listed by date of reporting, with the …

Posted on 17 February 2015 | 12:36 am

WHO Mission to Saudi Arabia to Target Mers Corona Virus – Voice of America


Voice of America

WHO Mission to Saudi Arabia to Target Mers Corona Virus
Voice of America
Saudi Arabia is entering the third year of battling the MERS-Corona virus. WHO researchers have reported at least 975 cases, including 358 deaths — a 35 percent fatality rate — from the disease since 2012. Since the last large MERS-Corona outbreak in …
Coronavirus patient recoversGulf Times
Eleven people linked to Philippines MERS case show symptoms: WHOPembroke Daily Observer
MERS kills 3 more as MoH tightens preventive measuresArab News
Philippine Star
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Posted on 14 February 2015 | 2:45 pm

Abu Dhabi man dies after contracting Mers coronavirus – The National


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Abu Dhabi man dies after contracting Mers coronavirus
The National
ABU DHABI // An expatriate has died after contracting the Mers coronavirus, the first reported case in the UAE in more than six months. The 38-year-old man, who lived in Abu Dhabi, developed symptoms of the virus in December last year and was admitted
11 Filipinos positive for CoronavirusManila Standard Today
Saudi Arabia warns of Coronavirus surgeAl-Shorfa
Filipina nurse from Saudi tests positive for MERS-CoVRappler
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Posted on 12 February 2015 | 1:11 pm

What exactly is coronavirus? – Medical Xpress


Medical Xpress

What exactly is coronavirus?
Medical Xpress
The MERS virus belongs to the coronavirus family. Even if you haven't heard of coronaviruses until now, you have probably heard of some of the illnesses different types of coronaviruses can cause, like Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). And if …
Explainer: what exactly is coronavirus?The Conversation US

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Posted on 30 January 2015 | 2:53 pm

Coronavirus – Yahoo News Search Results

10 deaths from coronavirus in a week

Ten more people in Saudi Arabia have died from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) over the past week, Health Ministry figures showed on Friday, after an international mission urged extra measures to combat the virus. Doctor Abdul Aziz Bin Saeed, who heads the center coordinating the ministry’s response to MERS, warned in early February that a rise in cases typically occurs …

Posted on 28 February 2015 | 12:00 am

Coronavirus infections to hit 1,000

Cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus infections have so far reached 913, rising from 897 last week and are expected to touch 1,000 in the coming weeks, the Health Ministry announced. All Rights Reserved.

Posted on 27 February 2015 | 6:44 am

NSHR blasts slow response to coronavirus

The National Society for Human Rights (NSHR) has criticized the Health Ministry for its slowness in dealing with suspected or confirmed cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus. "The ministry is unnecessarily delaying its medical intervention at the right time, making early examination or providing enough medical care in seclusion rooms difficult," it said. The society also said …

Posted on 26 February 2015 | 12:00 am

Coronavirus toll hits 385 with two new deaths

Two people have died from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus, pushing the total number of deaths from the virus in the Kingdom to 385. Another two people have been infected with the virus and two others have recovered from the disease in various parts of the Kingdom within 24 hours, the Health Ministry announced on Saturday. It said a 62-year-old Saudi man died from the infection …

Posted on 23 February 2015 | 6:39 am

For MERS-related inquiries, phone 800 249 444

In view of the rising incidence of the deadly coronavirus in several parts of the Kingdom, the Health Ministry has launched a phone-in service to create public awareness about the mysterious disease. Khaled Al-Mirghalani, the ministry's spokesman, told Arab News on Sunday that the ministry had taken this preventive step to curb the spread of the disease.

Posted on 23 February 2015 | 5:00 am

More coronavirus cases expected

The Ministry of Health has warned that cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus may be on the rise during the coming days due to weather changes. The ministry’s undersecretary Dr. Abdulaziz Bin Saeed said cases of coronavirus were being registered daily in various parts of the Kingdom. He, however, said strong protective measures were being taken in collaboration with the World …

Posted on 20 February 2015 | 9:16 am

Coronavirus surge serious threat to Umrah pilgrims: experts

Dubai, Feb 19: A sudden upsurge in the Coronavirus in Saudi Arabia has put the Umrah pilgrims to Mecca at a high risk of contracting the deadly virus. Health experts from Association of British Hujjaj (Pilgrims) UK (ABH) have warned

Posted on 19 February 2015 | 10:37 am

Avis de santé publique : Coronavirus du syndrome respiratoire du Moyen-Orient (MERS-CoV)

Depuis avril 2012, des cas d'infection à coronavirus du syndrome respiratoire du Moyen-Orient (MERS-CoV) ont été détectés dans les pays suivants : Arabie saoudite, Qatar, Jordanie, Émirats arabes unis, Oman, Koweït, Yémen, Liban, Iran, Algérie, Algeria, Royaume-Uni, France, Italie, Grèce, Allemagne, Pays-Bas, Autriche, Tunisie, Égypte, Malaisie, Philippines, Turquie et États-Unis d'Amérique.

Posted on 18 February 2015 | 5:09 pm

5 OFWs tested negative for Mers-CoV

THE five female migrant workers from Negros Occidental who were earlier suspected of having Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (Mers-CoV) were found negative of the virus. Provincial Health Officer Ernell Tumimbang said Tuesday that based on the swab samples taken from the five people, they did not contract viral infection. Related articles Philippines only has 1 confirmed Mers-CoV …

Posted on 18 February 2015 | 9:01 am

Coronavirus claims two, infects 5 more

The ministry said the new coronavirus cases included a 60-year-old expatriate who was admitted to a government hospital in Riyadh in a critical condition. The second case is a 65-year-old Saudi man who was admitted to a government hospital in Tabuk. He was admitted to a government hospital in Al-Ras. The fourth is a 37-year-old Saudi man who showed symptoms of the disease and was admitted to a …

Posted on 18 February 2015 | 12:00 am