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Saudi Arabia discovers 11 more cases of MERS virus
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Saudi Arabia discovers 11 more cases of MERS virus

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 1:46 PM

Health ministry says latest cases include first in the Muslim holy city of Makkah

Saudi Arabia reports 17 new cases of MERS virus
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Saudi Arabia reports 17 new cases of MERS virus

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 4:54 PM

Total confirmed infections has jumped by a third in the Gulf kingdom in the past week

410 Saudis said to buy organs on black market
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410 Saudis said to buy organs on black market

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 2:01 PM

Pakistan, China and Egypt were key markets for illegal trade in human organs, says Saudi doctor

Saudi Arabia replaces health minister amid MERS fears
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Saudi Arabia replaces health minister amid MERS fears

Monday, 21 April 2014 7:52 PM

King Abdullah issues decree replacing Abdullah Al Rabeeah whose duties are taken over by labour minister

Experts to hold Saudi talks on MERS vaccine bid
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Experts to hold Saudi talks on MERS vaccine bid

Monday, 21 April 2014 1:28 PM

Discussions planned as new infections take six-day toll to 49, with health experts worried the deadly virus is becoming increasingly difficult to contain

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Saudi Arabia announces jump in new MERS cases
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Saudi Arabia announces jump in new MERS cases

Sunday, 20 April 2014 2:39 PM

Up to 36 new infections reported in Gulf kingdom in five days; 76 people have already died in Saudi Arabia

Virus expert says MERS infection prevention, control has
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Virus expert says MERS infection prevention, control has "broken down" in Saudi Arabia

Sunday, 20 April 2014 11:10 AM

Australian virologist says “infection prevention and control has broken down” in KSA & UAE after MERS outbreaks among health care workers

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Saudi health minister says MERS
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Saudi health minister says MERS "under control"

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 12:29 PM

It comes as five MERS cases, including one fatality, were reported in Jeddah on Monday

45-yr-old expat latest Saudi MERS victim
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45-yr-old expat latest Saudi MERS victim

Monday, 14 April 2014 11:30 AM

News comes days after the spread of the virus among medical staff led to the closure of the emergency room at the city’s main public hospital

Saudi MERS death toll rises to 67
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Saudi MERS death toll rises to 67

Thursday, 10 April 2014 1:33 PM

57-year-old Saudi national is latest person to die from virus, with the kingdom recording 179 cases since 2012

Halal vaccines could be available in 3 yrs
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Halal vaccines could be available in 3 yrs

Thursday, 10 April 2014 11:19 AM

A Saudi company has invested $100m to create halal vaccines for meningitis, hepatitis and meningococcal disease

Saudi emergency dept closed amid MERS outbreak
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Saudi emergency dept closed amid MERS outbreak

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 12:04 PM

Public fears of a major MERS outbreak in Jeddah after a hospital was forced to sterilise entire emergency dept, set-up exclusion zone after health workers contracted disease

Saudi medical staff to get $200
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Saudi medical staff to get $200 "disease" allowance

Wednesday, 2 April 2014 11:59 AM

The monthly payout for staff who routinely come into contact with patients suffering from highly infectious diseases comes after a nurse contracted the deadly coronavirus

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World's 100 Most Powerful Arabs - Geniuses

Monday, 31 March 2014 8:55 AM

Welcome to the 2014 Arabian Business Power List, our guide to the planet’s 100 most influential Arabs

Saudi MERS death toll climbs to 64
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Saudi MERS death toll climbs to 64

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 10:06 AM

Ministry of Health confirms 86-year old man died from the virus, which originated in the kingdom


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