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
Bahrain is free of Mers coronavirus, a national committee set up to prepare a strategy to face a possible outbreak of the deadly virus heard yesterday.
At an urgent meeting, chaired by Health Ministry Under-Secretary Dr Aisha Bu U
Two additional laboratory confirmed cases of the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (Mers-CoV) were reported from Kuwait, said the World Health Organisation (WHO).
The first patient is a 47 year-old man who became ill on
Kuwait reported its first case of the deadly Mers coronavirus on Wednesday, the fifth Gulf country the strain has emerged in since the outbreak began in neighbouring Saudi Arabia last year.
The Kuwaiti patient is in a critical con
Three more people in Saudi Arabia have become infected with the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) coronavirus and one has died, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said yesterday, and it also confirmed the first MERS case in Oman.
Saudi Arabia has so far recorded no cases of the deadly Mers coronavirus among pilgrims in the holy city of Makkah for the annual Haj season, the Ministry of Health said on Saturday.
The death toll from the respiratory virus in th
Genetic analysis of samples of the deadly MERS virus that has killed 58 people in the Middle East and Europe shows the disease has jumped from animals to humans several times, scientists said on Friday.
Bahrain has not registered any case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus, said a top official.
Public Health Department director Dr Mariam Al Hajri highlighted the Health Ministry’s readiness to deal with any
Vulnerable groups are being warned to report to their nearest health centre immediately if they develop flu symptoms, after a killer virus claimed another victim in the Gulf this week, a report said.
Health officials are advising
Two new laboratory-confirmed cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (Mers-CoV) infection have been reported from Qatar, a World Health Organisation statement said.
The patients include a 59-year-