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Austria reports first MERS case in Saudi national
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Austria reports first MERS case in Saudi national

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 1:26 PM

Woman from Saudi Arabia is being treated in an isolation ward in a hospital in Vienna

Saudi Arabia orders health system investigation
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Saudi Arabia orders health system investigation

Monday, 15 September 2014 10:55 AM

Poor hygiene standards blamed for an outbreak of MERS at a Jeddah hospital

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Stringent Ebola checks for 3 million Haj pilgrims

Sunday, 14 September 2014 12:57 PM

Saudi authorities introduce an Ebola screening programme at airports as the country prepares to receive three million pilgrims for the annual Haj, many of whom will be traveling from Nigeria where there is an Ebola outbreak.

No Saudi ban over Ebola for Nigerians going on haj
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No Saudi ban over Ebola for Nigerians going on haj

Monday, 8 September 2014 3:38 PM

Gulf kingdom reportedly not planning to extend ban on pilgrims from Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea to Nigeria

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


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