A foreigner has died from Mers while eight people, including five health workers, have been infected in Jeddah, where the spread of the coronavirus among medics has sparked panic.
The death of the 45-year-old m
One expatriate health worker has died from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and five others have been infected with the disease in the United Arab Emirates, state news agency Wam reported on Friday.
The cases follow Saudi A
Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it had recorded 11 cases infected with the potentially deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus in Jeddah, including hospital staff.
Two of the patients died, six have recovered, while th
The main public hospital in Jeddah has closed its emergency room after a rise in cases of the Mers virus among medical staff, the health ministry said yesterday.
A Jeddah paramedic was among two more peop
Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Health has urged more than three million people with diabetes in the kingdom to stay away from camels, a report said.
The warning also applies to those receiving immunity-decreasing medicines such as
The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus has taken one more life in Saudi Arabia, taking the death toll due to the virus to 61 in the kingdom, a report said.
A statement by the Ministry of Health said an 81-year-old
The UAE has reported a new case of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus, this time a 33 year-old male healthcare worker in Dubai, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).
MERS had first emerged i
Another five people in Saudi Arabia and one in the UAE have become infected with the potentially deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus, according to the World Health Organisation.
The new infections, including one f
Four more people in Saudi Arabia have been infected with the Sars-like Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) virus and one of them - an elderly man - has died, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said.
The new infections, includ
Additional three laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the UAE were reported to the World Health Organisation (WHO on December 1.
The three cases belong to a family