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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

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Myanmar’s Muslims facing nutrition crisis

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 1:00 PM

Without help from international aid groups, Muslim Rohingyas in Myanmar say they are facing a dire nutrition crisis. They say the lack of important food and medicine is directly related to attacks on aid groups in the region.

Kuwait finds tonnes of rotten food in largest ever raid
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Kuwait finds tonnes of rotten food in largest ever raid

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 11:55 AM

During the two-day operation inspectors found workers had changed expiry date labels on food boxes

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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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Bahrain flags news rules for medical graduates
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Bahrain flags news rules for medical graduates

Sunday, 20 April 2014 11:10 AM

Forms part of the kingdom’s proposal for the GCC to unify medical qualifications across the six members states

Dubai approves 50 firms for health insurance launch
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Dubai approves 50 firms for health insurance launch

Saturday, 19 April 2014 10:40 AM

Dubai Health Authority says 7 companies picked to deliver special package to low-paid workers in emirate

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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

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Sick march through Chile

Sunday, 13 April 2014 11:56 AM

Thousands of people in Chilean capital Santiago took part in a march called 'Sick people also march'. Some 10,000 demonstrators, among them chronically unwell people and their relatives, marched to demand that the government creates a fighting fund to finance the high cost of the drugs they require.

UAE-based paramedic dies after contracting MERS virus
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UAE-based paramedic dies after contracting MERS virus

Saturday, 12 April 2014 1:47 AM

Filipino health worker succumbs to illness while five other paramedics are quarantined


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