Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 13:59
Scientists have proved for the first time that the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) virus that has killed 71 people can also infect camels, strengthening suspicions the animals may be a source of the human outbreak.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 09:18
An expatriate living in Qatar had died after he contracted MERS, bringing to three the number of deaths from the coronavirus in the Gulf state, health authorities said today.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 22:26
An Omani man has died after contracting MERS, becoming the first recorded fatality from the coronavirus in the Gulf sultanate, health authorities announced on Sunday.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 20:27
Saudi health authorities announced on Sunday a new death caused by MERS, bringing to 53 the number of fatalities in the kingdom by the coronavirus.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 19:54
Saudi Arabia has reported a fresh death from infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), the World Health Organisation (WHO) said Monday.
Last Updated: Friday, November 01, 2013, 09:21
Three more people in Saudi Arabia have become infected with the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus and one has died, the World Health Organization said on Thursday, and it also confirmed the first MERS case in Oman.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 22:55
Oman has discovered the first case of the MERS coronavirus in the Gulf sultanate, Health Minister Ahmed al-Saeedi said today.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 13:21
Two fresh deaths from laboratory-confirmed infection of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) have been reported from Saudi Arabia, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said Monday.