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Saudi Arabia to open MidEast's largest science laboratory
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Saudi Arabia to open MidEast's largest science laboratory

Friday, 27 March 2015 9:51 AM

The $100m facility is expected to open on Sunday with advanced testing capabilities

Saudi doctors face jail, loss of licence over MERS
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Saudi doctors face jail, loss of licence over MERS

Thursday, 26 March 2015 1:13 PM

Health professionals face up to six months’ jail, a $26,000 fine and loss of licence if they fail to report suspected MERS case

165,000 Saudi engagements cancelled after health checks
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165,000 Saudi engagements cancelled after health checks

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 11:18 AM

Mandatory health checks for engaged couples has reduced the risk of genetic disorders in the kingdom, where arranged marriages are standard

Only 17% of hospitals accredited in Saudi's Eastern Province
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Only 17% of hospitals accredited in Saudi's Eastern Province

Thursday, 5 March 2015 2:31 PM

Just 12 of 72 government and privately-owned hospitals operating in the province have official approval - report

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Saudi Arabia's death toll from MERS reaches 400
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Saudi Arabia's death toll from MERS reaches 400

Tuesday, 3 March 2015 1:33 PM

Four more people die from deadly virus as Gulf kingdom also reports new infections

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The 100 Most Powerful Arab Women 2015 in Science and Healthcare

Monday, 2 March 2015 9:25 AM

Welcome to CEO Middle East’s fifth annual list of the world’s most powerful Arab women — our yearly look at the most important female influencers across the Arab world.

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The 100 Most Powerful Arab Women 2015

Monday, 2 March 2015 9:22 AM

Welcome to CEO Middle East’s fifth annual list of the world’s most powerful Arab women — our yearly look at the most important female influencers across the Arab world.

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'Phenomenal' rise in diseases expected to hit Gulf
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'Phenomenal' rise in diseases expected to hit Gulf

Thursday, 26 February 2015 12:53 PM

Health experts predict big increase in infectious diseases in the region over the next decade

Almost all Gulf camels have MERS, warns Saudi health official
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Almost all Gulf camels have MERS, warns Saudi health official

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 1:50 PM

Pressure is mounting for a MERS vaccine to be created, as UN warns Saudi Arabia needs to do more to control the deadly virus

Riyadh hospital closed for ignoring MERS guidelines
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Riyadh hospital closed for ignoring MERS guidelines

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 1:30 PM

Action taken as UN says Saudi Arabia must do more to investigate and control the deadly virus

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UN experts warn of 'critical knowledge gaps' on Saudi MERS virus
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UN experts warn of 'critical knowledge gaps' on Saudi MERS virus

Monday, 23 February 2015 5:22 PM

Health experts claim Gulf kingdom has not done enough to investigate and control deadly virus

UN team investigates Saudi surge in deadly MERS virus cases
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UN team investigates Saudi surge in deadly MERS virus cases

Saturday, 21 February 2015 2:52 AM

International team of experts flies into Gulf kingdom after 50 new cases reported in February alone

Saudi Arabia to set up MERS centres in every province
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Saudi Arabia to set up MERS centres in every province

Thursday, 12 February 2015 2:00 PM

Announcement follows WHO warning that the kingdom's lax preventative measures had caused hospital outbreaks

WHO warns MERS 'will spread in households'
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WHO warns MERS 'will spread in households'

Thursday, 12 February 2015 10:29 AM

World Health Organization has warned animal-to-human transmission of MERS will eventually cause the fatal virus to spread within families and possibly cause “significant” hospital-associated outbreaks

Filipino nurse from Saudi Arabia tests positive for MERS virus
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Filipino nurse from Saudi Arabia tests positive for MERS virus

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 1:17 PM

Health ministry announces first case of the deadly virus in Philippines which has killed over 350 people globally


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