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New virus found to cause dangerous brain infection in children

A newly recognised virus, which shows similarities to viruses found in bats, mink, and sheep, may be the cause of a severe brain infection in children whose immune systems are low, a team from UK-based Great Ormond Street Hospital have discovere

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Bahrain declared free of listeria infection

Bahrain has been declared free of Blue Bell ice creams infected with harmful listeria monocytogenes, a report said. “Food control inspectors have made sure such infected products are not available in the Bahraini market,&rdq

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Ebola could hit 20,000 in six weeks

Ebola cases will continue to climb exponentially, and more than 20,000 people will have been infected by early November unless control measures in West Africa are enhanced quickly, a report said. Experts, including public health e

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8 more Mers-Cov cases confirmed in Saudi

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

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WHO urges governments to act on hepatitis threat

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.  

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Saudi dies from deadly new virus

  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.

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Chavez's condition worsens, has new infection

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

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SARS-like virus spreads from person to person

  A third patient in Britain has contracted a new SARS-like virus, becoming the second confirmed UK case in a week and showing the deadly infection is being spread from person to person, health offi

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No new coronavirus cases since Sept 22

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.

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Test only severely ill for new virus: WHO

  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

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