The death of a nurse in Mali from Ebola prompted on Wednesday the quarantine of more than 90 people in the West African country's capital, as the World Health Organization said the disease had now claimed at least 5,160 lives.
Liberia battled on Tuesday to halt the spread of the Ebola disease in its crowded, run-down oceanside capital Monrovia, recording the most new deaths as fatalities from the world's worst outbreak of the deadly virus rose above 1,200.
Around 34,000 schools in Saudi Arabia will provide quarantine rooms on their premises for suspected Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) cases, following a directive from the Ministry of Education.
The preventive action will be
The UAE has quarantined an airline passenger arriving from Canada suspected of having swine flu in the first such reported case in the Gulf, said a report.
The health officials suspected that the passenger was showing symptoms of being inf
Al Ain Zoo will be exclusively displaying five white Rhinos in the mixed African exhibit as part of their continuing rapid improvement programme.
White Rhinos are the largest of the Rhino species and range through the grasslands of Easter