An additional eight laboratory-confirmed cases of the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (Mers-CoV) infection have been reported in Saudi Arabia, said the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Globally, from September 2012 to
The World Health Organization (WHO) is urging governments to act against the five hepatitis viruses that can cause severe liver infections and lead to 1.4 million deaths every year, as part of World Hepatitis Day which falls on July 28.
A Saudi man infected with a deadly new virus from the same family as SARS has died, becoming the ninth patient in the world to be killed the disease which has so far infected 15, the World Health Organisation said.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's breathing problems have worsened and he is suffering from a "severe" new respiratory infection as he struggles to recover from cancer surgery, the government said in a somber medical update on Mon
No new cases of infection with the novel coronavirus have been reported since September 22 even as governments of Saudi, Qatar and the United Kingdom are working to gain a better understanding of the disease and likely source of infection.
Doctors should only test people for a new virus if they are very ill in hospital with a respiratory infection, have been in Qatar or Saudi Arabia and test negative for common forms of pneumonia and infections, the World Health
Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has died from a sudden infection while recovering from an undisclosed illness at a hospital abroad, the African nation's state-run television said on Tuesday.
Speculation that Meles, 57, w
3M Gulf, a leader in research and development, has organised educational scientific sessions in the field of infection prevention and skin and wound care during the ongoing Arab Health Congress 2012 in Dubai.
Arab health is running from Ja
Aids drugs designed to treat HIV can also be used to reduce dramatically the risk of infection among heterosexual couples, two studies conducted in Africa showed for the first time on Wednesday.
The findings add to growing evidence that th