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Suspected Ebola patients flee from Saudi health clinic
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Suspected Ebola patients flee from Saudi health clinic

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 11:56 AM

The East African nationals allegedly ran away when a doctor requested they were transferred to hospital after showing signs of the fatal disease

Two new MERS cases after reprieve
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Two new MERS cases after reprieve

Tuesday, 12 August 2014 10:51 AM

Another Saudi man with the fatal Middle East Respiratory Syndrome has died, despite a decline in cases since a spike in April-May

Test results on dead Saudi man negative for Ebola - health ministry
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Test results on dead Saudi man negative for Ebola - health ministry

Sunday, 10 August 2014 9:32 AM

Man died on Wednesday after returning from a business trip to Sierra Leone

Saudi Arabia issues travel warning after Ebola death
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Saudi Arabia issues travel warning after Ebola death

Thursday, 7 August 2014 2:23 PM

Gulf kingdom advises citizens not to travel to Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea until further notice

Saudi Arabian man being tested for Ebola virus dies
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Saudi Arabian man being tested for Ebola virus dies

Wednesday, 6 August 2014 3:53 PM

Health ministry says trying to trace the man's route of travel and identify people he was in contact with

7200 Haj visas cancelled over Ebola
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7200 Haj visas cancelled over Ebola

Wednesday, 6 August 2014 12:26 PM

Saudi official says West African nations accepted the decision “with grace”

Saudi confirms testing man suspected of contracting Ebola
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Saudi confirms testing man suspected of contracting Ebola

Tuesday, 5 August 2014 2:41 PM

Man in Jeddah hospital after returning from a business trip to Sierra Leone

Saudi Arabia bans Ebola countries from Makkah pilgrimage
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Saudi Arabia bans Ebola countries from Makkah pilgrimage

Monday, 4 August 2014 1:43 PM

The kingdom will not issue visas to Muslim pilgrims from Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Liberia wanting to perform Umrah or Haj due to the deadly virus

Saudi's Ramadan pilgrimage season mostly free from MERS
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Saudi's Ramadan pilgrimage season mostly free from MERS

Sunday, 3 August 2014 4:13 PM

Gulf kingdom reports 10 confirmed new cases of a deadly respiratory disease during Islam's fasting month

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


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