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Saudi scientists warn deadly MERS virus is airborne
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Saudi scientists warn deadly MERS virus is airborne

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 10:09 AM

Gene fragments found in the air in a Jeddah barn housing infected camel

Jadwa sees shortfall in Saudi healthcare investment
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Jadwa sees shortfall in Saudi healthcare investment

Saturday, 19 July 2014 1:40 AM

New report says beds capacity of just 21 per 10,000 people in kingdom should drive more private funding

Saudi doctors said to sue sheikh over TV interview
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Saudi doctors said to sue sheikh over TV interview

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 1:38 PM

Doctors claim they were defamed when the sheikh called for women-only hospitals, implying that male doctors harassed female patients

Saudi camel ban would hurt economy, says Somalia
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Saudi camel ban would hurt economy, says Somalia

Thursday, 3 July 2014 1:53 PM

Somali PM responds to threat by Gulf kingdom to ban camel imports from Horn of Africa

Saudi's energy drink ban comes into force
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Saudi's energy drink ban comes into force

Tuesday, 1 July 2014 11:20 AM

Beverages also will now have to carry labels warning of the health side effects

Saudi Arabia recruits patients for vital MERS virus studies
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Saudi Arabia recruits patients for vital MERS virus studies

Monday, 30 June 2014 6:29 PM

Kingdom's chief scientist says he hopes they will answer questions about how virus passes from animals to humans

Saudi Arabia suspects African camels for MERS virus spread
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Saudi Arabia suspects African camels for MERS virus spread

Saturday, 28 June 2014 1:37 AM

Gulf kingdom says it could ban camel imports from Horn of Africa; tests currently being carried out on camels at sea ports

WHO says MERS virus outbreak of concern before haj
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WHO says MERS virus outbreak of concern before haj

Tuesday, 17 June 2014 2:34 PM

Deadly virus has been reported in more than 800 patients, mainly in Saudi Arabia, and at least 315 people have died

Saudi health hub invests in new tech to fight MERS virus
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Saudi health hub invests in new tech to fight MERS virus

Saturday, 14 June 2014 1:28 AM

King Fahad Medical City in Riyadh buys 12 portable disinfection systems to fight growing health threat

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Saudi Arabia suspends 12 medical centres over violations
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Saudi Arabia suspends 12 medical centres over violations

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 1:55 PM

Offences include claims of not passing on information of positive HIV test results - report

Saudi health minister claims MERS cases down 80%
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Saudi health minister claims MERS cases down 80%

Sunday, 8 June 2014 1:31 PM

Acting health minister says preventive measures have led to massive decline in infections

Gulf states named in world's top 10 for youth obesity levels
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Gulf states named in world's top 10 for youth obesity levels

Friday, 6 June 2014 10:25 AM

Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi named among the top 10 countries globally for highest rise in overweight and obese people under 20

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Saudi Arabia: MERS fatality rates revised upwards

Thursday, 5 June 2014 12:06 PM

In Saudi Arabia fatality rates from a deadly new virus are now reported to be 41 percent, up from the previously estimated rate of 33 percent.

Saudi study strengthens case against camels in MERS outbreak
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Saudi study strengthens case against camels in MERS outbreak

Thursday, 5 June 2014 11:41 AM

Virus has infected almost 700 people in Saudi Arabia

113 more Saudi MERS cases than previously thought
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113 more Saudi MERS cases than previously thought

Tuesday, 3 June 2014 8:19 PM

Revised figures from health ministry reveal that the death toll in Gulf kingdom now stands at 282 from 190


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