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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 Saudi Arabia is
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Virus expert says Saudi Arabia is "failing to contain MERS"

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

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

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

Culture & Society»

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

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

Abu Dhabi confirms new case of MERS-Coronavirus
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Abu Dhabi confirms new case of MERS-Coronavirus

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 4:09 PM

Health authority says 59-year-old male resident has been diagnosed with the illness

Drugs giant GSK investigates alleged bribery in Iraq
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Drugs giant GSK investigates alleged bribery in Iraq

Monday, 7 April 2014 2:02 PM

Iraqi allegations facing GlaxoSmithKline follows claims of extensive corruption in China

Kuwaiti MPs offers
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Kuwaiti MPs offers "specialised doctors" to help cure gays

Monday, 7 April 2014 11:13 AM

Comments come six months after a proposal for medical test to ban homosexuals entering the country

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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