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Omani MERS victim in Thailand is declared free of the deadly virus
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Omani MERS victim in Thailand is declared free of the deadly virus

Monday, 29 June 2015 11:41 AM

75-year-old man had travelled to Bangkok for treatment for a heart condition and was then diagnosed with the virus

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

Samsung Group scion bows in apology for MERS outbreak
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Samsung Group scion bows in apology for MERS outbreak

Tuesday, 23 June 2015 12:47 PM

The South Korean outbreak is the largest outside Saudi Arabia and has claimed 27 lives

Dozens hospitalised for overeating during Ramadan
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Dozens hospitalised for overeating during Ramadan

Tuesday, 23 June 2015 12:38 PM

Rapid consumption of rich food after long periods of fasting causes stomach complaints for hundreds of Muslims each year, Abu Dhabi doctor reports

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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

Gulf states launch initiatives to fight obesity
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Gulf states launch initiatives to fight obesity

Sunday, 21 June 2015 2:27 PM

Bahrain opens sixth health eating centre while Qatar urges obese government staff to lose weight

Sheikh Mohammed launches orphan initiative
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Sheikh Mohammed launches orphan initiative

Saturday, 20 June 2015 4:01 PM

Emiratis are being encouraged to connect with children who do not have parents, particularly during Ramadan

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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

UAE healthcare services praised but cost prompts concerns
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UAE healthcare services praised but cost prompts concerns

Friday, 19 June 2015 8:55 AM

New survey reveals widespread support for quality of healthcare but costs remain an issue for service users

Abu Dhabi confirms death of expat in MERS case
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Abu Dhabi confirms death of expat in MERS case

Friday, 19 June 2015 1:16 AM

Health Authority - Abu Dhabi reports passing of 65-year-old non-national; second patient in stable condition

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

MERS cases in South Korea rise to 150
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MERS cases in South Korea rise to 150

Monday, 15 June 2015 11:34 AM

With 5 more and 1 death, it is the largest outbreak so far outside Saudi Arabia

Qatar earmarks five sites for new hospitals
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Qatar earmarks five sites for new hospitals

Sunday, 14 June 2015 4:56 PM

New healthcare facilities will reportedly specialise in women, childcare and mental health

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

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Neurosurgeon to attempt world's first head transplant

Sunday, 14 June 2015 12:45 PM

Patient will be 30-year-old Russian Valery Spiridonov, who suffers from Werdnig-Hoffmann, a muscle-wasting disease.


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