Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health revealed the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS) has claimed two more lives and four others have been diagnosed with the disease in the past five days, said a report.
Two more people have died of the SARS-like coronavirus MERS, Saudi Arabia's Health Ministry said, bringing to 38 the number of deaths from the disease inside the country.
A two-year-old child died in Jeddah
Many low-income countries are neglecting overweight as a major health threat and lack policies to halt the growing burden of diseases due to the rise of obesity, according to new information released by WHO.
More than 75 per cent
Bahrain’s Health Ministry officials will travel to Geneva next week to discuss how to combat the spread of a deadly SARS-like virus that has put the kingdom on high alert.
Fifteen people have already died of the novel corona
Health groups said on Thursday they could rid the world of polio by 2018 with a $5.5 billion vaccination and monitoring plan to stop the disease taking hold once more now there are only a handful of cases worldwide.
Experts say th
Down a narrow alleyway deep in the Jeddah slum of Karantina, three women from Sudan have set up stalls under colourful parasols, selling peanuts, hibiscus petals, dried pulses, baskets, frankincense, calabashes and sandalwood.
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.
Influenza has officially reached epidemic proportions in the United States, with 7.3 per cent of deaths last week caused by pneumonia and the flu, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
The early start and fast sp
Between 2000 and 2011, the annual rate of reduction in the global child mortality rate jumped to 3.2 per cent, up from 1.8 per cent in 1990-2000, a Unicef report said, highlighting the pace of reducing child deaths.