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Saudi bans hospital guards from travelling over MERS outbreak
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Saudi bans hospital guards from travelling over MERS outbreak

Sunday, 23 August 2015 2:22 PM

The heightened concerns come as a US university claims to have made a breakthrough in a vaccine for the fatal virus

Another Saudi emergency dept shutdown over MERS outbreak
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Another Saudi emergency dept shutdown over MERS outbreak

Thursday, 20 August 2015 2:06 PM

Largest hospital in the kingdom is the third to have its ER closed after poor infection control measures

Surge in new MERS cases recorded in Riyadh
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Surge in new MERS cases recorded in Riyadh

Wednesday, 19 August 2015 9:35 AM

Nearly 60 new cases since the start of August, the highest rise in recorded infections since February.

Saudi Arabia registers 21 new MERS cases in a week
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Saudi Arabia registers 21 new MERS cases in a week

Monday, 17 August 2015 2:09 PM

Ministry of Health says 20 of the cases of MERS-coronavirus were reported in the capital of Riyadh

Dubai's Amanat buys $47m stake in Saudi healthcare firm
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Dubai's Amanat buys $47m stake in Saudi healthcare firm

Saturday, 15 August 2015 9:51 AM

Healthcare and education company announces acquisition of 35% stake in Sukoon International Holding

Four Saudi health care institutions shut down for violations
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Four Saudi health care institutions shut down for violations

Tuesday, 11 August 2015 3:28 PM

Violations include employing unlicensed health workers, not being properly equipped and operating without a licence

UAE's NMC Health to invest in Saudi, Qatar for Gulf expansion
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UAE's NMC Health to invest in Saudi, Qatar for Gulf expansion

Tuesday, 21 July 2015 1:57 PM

London-listed company secured an $825m loan from banks in February to pay debt and fund acquisitions

Hundreds ‘given urgent first aid’ at Saudi’s Grand Mosque this Ramadan
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Hundreds ‘given urgent first aid’ at Saudi’s Grand Mosque this Ramadan

Monday, 6 July 2015 11:54 AM

Pilgrims have reportedly suffered from fainting and exhaustion upon arrival in Jeddah

Saudi hospital boss sacked over cockroaches claims he is 'scapegoat'
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Saudi hospital boss sacked over cockroaches claims he is 'scapegoat'

Friday, 26 June 2015 10:00 AM

Former director of a Jeddah hospital says the Health Ministry had ignored his warning that a ward was infested

Saudi doctors separate another set of Siamese twins
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Saudi doctors separate another set of Siamese twins

Monday, 22 June 2015 1:51 PM

Yemeni twins were conjoined, sharing various organs; their separation is the 36th in the kingdom since 1990

Top Thai hospital treats Omani in first MERS case
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Top Thai hospital treats Omani in first MERS case

Friday, 19 June 2015 2:16 PM

The spread of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in Asia comes as Abu Dhabi confirms another death linked to the virus

Why no MERS vaccine? Lack of foresight frustrates scientists
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Why no MERS vaccine? Lack of foresight frustrates scientists

Wednesday, 17 June 2015 12:35 PM

Experts say vaccines could be readied, given the will

Saudi health experts to visit South Korea amid MERS crisis
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Saudi health experts to visit South Korea amid MERS crisis

Sunday, 14 June 2015 2:19 PM

Kingdom says it will share knowledge as at least 138 people are infected in Asian country this month

Dancing nurses get pay cut in Saudi
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Dancing nurses get pay cut in Saudi

Tuesday, 9 June 2015 12:30 PM

Nurses in Al Majarda were caught on camera dancing in a hospital bathroom and subsequently punished

Hyundai Motor asks employees to avoid Middle East due to MERS scare
Healthcare»

Hyundai Motor asks employees to avoid Middle East due to MERS scare

Wednesday, 3 June 2015 1:02 PM

The Asian country has isolated 700 people believed to be contaminated with the deadly virus, two weeks after Saudi authorities warned of a renewed spiked in cases


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