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: Sunday, October 13, 2013, 11:22
Saudi Arabia has so far recorded no cases of the deadly MERS coronavirus among pilgrims in the holy city of Mecca for the annual haj season, the Ministry of Health said on Saturday.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 19:54
Two Saudis have died after contracting the MERS coronavirus, the health ministry said today, bringing the total number of fatalities from the SARS-like virus in the kingdom to 49.
Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 11:53
Two women have died of the coronavirus MERS in Saudi Arabia, the health ministry said on Friday, bringing the total number of fatalities in the kingdom to 44.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 19:16
The deadly MERS virus that has claimed many lives has been traced to an insect-eating bat in Saudi Arabia, researchers claim.
Last Updated: Friday, August 09, 2013, 11:49
Researchers on Friday pointed to the Arabian camel as a possible host of the deadly human MERS virus plaguing the Middle East.
Last Updated: Friday, July 26, 2013, 13:14
The World Health Organisation has issued travel advice on the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus for pilgrims going for Umra and Hajj to Saudi Arabia in the coming months.
Last Updated: Friday, July 26, 2013, 10:08
The broadest probe yet into the deadly MERS virus which erupted in Saudi Arabia last year says older patients, men, and people with underlying medical conditions are those particularly at risk.