Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 04:25
Researchers have said they found the first direct evidence that the potentially deadly Middle East respiratory virus, or MERS, jumps directly from camels to humans.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 02:29
Saudi Arabia`s death toll from the MERS coronavirus has surged to 282, the Health Ministry said, following recalculations in the world`s worst hit country.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 00:02
Saudi Arabia`s health minister has sacked one of his deputies as the death toll by the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)coronavirus reached 190, the ministry said on Twitter on today.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 17:44
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is viral respiratory illness that first surfaced in Saudi Arabia in April 2012. It is caused by a coronavirus called MERS-CoV.
Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 14:33
Saudi health authorities reported today a new death from the MERS coronavirus, taking to 169 the overall number of fatalities from the disease in the world`s worst-hit country.
Last Updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 17:43
The MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) coronavirus in Saudi Arabia has claimed 168 lives since September 2012, with five fresh deaths reported, the health ministry here said Sunday.
Last Updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 10:25
A third case of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus infection has been found in the US, the country`s Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Saturday.
Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 22:56
The number of MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) coronavirus cases reached 480 in Saudi Arabia Saturday including 139 deaths, as six victims died in fresh incident, the country`s health ministry said.