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Four new MERS deaths, 18 more infections in Saudi

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 15:25

Saudi Arabia has announced four more deaths from the MERS coronavirus and 18 new infections, as it battles to contain the mystery disease which has now killed 121 people in the kingdom.

Four new MERS deaths, 18 more infections in Saudi

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 15:25

Saudi Arabia has announced four more deaths from the MERS coronavirus and 18 new infections, as it battles to contain the mystery disease which has now killed 121 people in the kingdom.

Saudi MERS death toll reaches 115: Ministry

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 18:17

Saudi health authorities announced on Monday that the death toll from the MERS coronavirus has reached 115 since the respiratory disease first appeared in the kingdom in 2012.

Saudi MERS coronavirus death toll now 87: Ministry

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 23:40

Saudi Arabia announced Friday two more deaths from the MERS coronavirus, taking the country`s toll to 87, a day after King Abdullah tried to reassure a worried public.

MERS death toll hits 81 in Saudi

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 13:25

The MERS death toll has climbed to 81 in Saudi Arabia, which sacked its health minister as cases of infection by the coronavirus mount in the country. 

Saudi announces 56th MERS death

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 19:31

The Saudi health ministry announced today a new MERS death, raising to 56 the number of people killed by the coronavirus in the country with the most fatalities.

Oman detects first MERS infection

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 19:54

Oman has discovered the first case of the MERS coronavirus in the Gulf sultanate, Health Minister Ahmed al-Saeedi said today.

Two Saudis die of MERS virus: Ministry

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 17:33

Two Saudis have died after contracting the MERS coronavirus, the health ministry said on Thurday, bringing the total number of fatalities from the SARS-like virus in the kingdom to 49.

Another 3 die of MERS virus in Saudi Arabia

Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 23:05

Another three people have died in Saudi Arabia after contracting the MERS coronavirus, the health ministry said on Sunday, bringing the kingdom`s total fatalities of the SARS-like virus to 47.

New SARS-like virus detected in Middle East

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 11:24

Global health officials are closely monitoring a new respiratory virus related to SARS that is believed to have killed at least one person in Saudi Arabia and left a Qatari citizen in critical condition in London.