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MERS Remains Concern Before Haj, But Surge In Saudi Cases Is Abating

Reuters | Posted 08.17.2014 | Healthy Living

By Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent LONDON, June 17 (Reuters)- The deadly MERS virus remains a serious public health pro...

Review Finds More Cases Of Deadly Virus In Saudi Arabia

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 08.03.2014 | Healthy Living

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia, which is grappling to contain the spread of a frequently deadly respiratory virus, announced Tuesda...

MERS Deaths In Saudi Arabia Rise To 186

AP | Posted 05.29.2014 | Healthy Living

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's Health Ministry says 13 people have died over the last two weeks from the Middle Eastern respiratory viru...

Pace Of New MERS Infections In Saudi Arabia Is Slowing

Reuters | Posted 07.27.2014 | Healthy Living

RIYADH, May 27 (Reuters) - The rate of infection of a deadly virus in Saudi Arabia has slowed since mid May and Monday was the first day free of new...

5 More Deaths From MERS In Saudi Arabia

AP | Posted 07.13.2014 | Healthy Living

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi health authorities reported another five deaths Tuesday from a potentially fatal Middle Eastern respiratory virus ...

Another 10 Cases Of MERS Found In Saudi Arabia

Reuters | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living

DOHA, May 9 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Friday it had identified 10 new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), pushing the total num...

Saudi Arabia Reports 5 More Deaths From MERS

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 05.08.2014 | Healthy Living

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Five more people have died in Saudi Arabia after contracting an often fatal Middle East respiratory virus as the ...

Another 18 MERS Cases Identified In Saudi Arabia

Reuters | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living

RIYADH, May 8 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has identified 18 new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), it said late on Wednesday, pushing th...

Joshua Hersh

Experts Fret About Deadly Virus' Great Unknowns

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 05.04.2014 | Healthy Living

ISTANBUL -- With cases of a virulent and highly fatal pathogen on the rise, including the first-known occurrence in the United States, epidemiologists...

Joshua Hersh

MERS Cases Spike As Virus Makes First Appearance In Egypt

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 04.28.2014 | Healthy Living

ISTANBUL -- A highly deadly and little-understood virus that has struck fear across the Middle East and caused more than 100 deaths in the region made...

8 More Deaths From MERS In Saudi Arabia

AP | ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRI | Posted 04.28.2014 | Healthy Living

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's Health Ministry said Sunday that eight more people have died after contracting a lethal Middle East virus...

11 More MERS Cases In Saudi Arabia, Including First In Mecca

Reuters | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living

ABU DHABI, April 23 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it had discovered 11 more cases of the potentially deadly Middle East Respiratory Syn...

17 New MERS Cases In Saudi Arabia

Reuters | Posted 06.22.2014 | Healthy Living

By Angus McDowall RIYADH, April 22 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has discovered another 17 cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)...

2 More MERS Deaths In Saudi Arabia

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi health authorities said Wednesday that 11 people in the western city of Jiddah have contracted the Middle E...

6 New MERS Cases In Saudi Arabia And UAE

Reuters | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living

LONDON, Dec 31 (Reuters) - Another five people in Saudi Arabia and one in the United Arab Emirates have become infected with the potentially deadly ...

Scientists Find MERS In Saudi Arabian Camel

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Saudi Health Ministry says it has discovered a deadly virus in a camel in Jiddah province, on the western coast of S...

New MERS Cases In Saudi Arabia Bring Global Total To 102

Reuters | Posted 10.28.2013 | Healthy Living

GENEVA, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Eight more people in Saudi Arabia have contracted the MERS coronavirus, bringing the number of confirmed infections world...

Another Death From Mysterious MERS Virus

AP | Posted 10.26.2013 | Healthy Living

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- Saudi Arabia says one more man has died from a new respiratory virus related to SARS, bringing to 40 the number of deadly case...

2 More Deaths In Saudi Arabia From SARS-Related Virus

AP | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living

Saudi Arabia says two more people have died from a new respiratory virus related to SARS, bringing to 38 the number of deadly cases in the kingdom at ...

SARS-Related Virus In Middle East Not Yet Reached Pandemic Potential

Reuters | Posted 09.07.2013 | Healthy Living

* Middle East virus has lower pandemic risk than SARS * But experts caution the new virus may mutate * Latest toll is 40...

3 More Deaths From SARS-Related Virus In Saudi Arabia

Reuters | Posted 07.31.2013 | Healthy Living

GENEVA, May 31 (Reuters) - Three more people have died in Saudi Arabia from the new SARS-like coronavirus, bringing the worldwide death toll to 30, ...