Monday 27 April 2015

Experts warn of diseases surge in Gulf region

Experts have warned of a ‘phenomenal’ rise in infectious diseases set to hit the Gulf over the next decade. Under-diagnosed native infections, such as the recent Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (Mers-CoV)


More work needed to control Mers-CoV in Saudi: experts

More progress is needed to control the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (Mers-CoV) in Saudi Arabia, according to a team of experts from the World Health Organization (WHO), the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the


No fresh Mers case in Saudi in 25 days

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health has reported no fresh case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (Mers-CoV) in the past 25 days, said a report. It also claimed that two patients made a full recovery from the


Saudi diabetics urged to stay away from camels

Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Health has urged more than three million people with diabetes in the kingdom to stay away from camels, a report said. The warning also applies to those receiving immunity-decreasing medicines such as

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