United Arab Emirates (UAE) health officials reported  two additional cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) earlier this month. The two cases identified in Abu Dhabi, UAE, were...

Yemen is experiencing more than it’s share of problems in recent years and infectious diseases are among them, including rabies. The Yemeni Ministry of Health (MOH) reported that 12,000 people were...

Health officials in Qatar have reported an additional Middle East Respiratory syndrome (MERS) case in 2017 in a 25-year-old patient, according to a news release (computer translated). This is the second...

According to a World Health Organization (WHO) update, at the end of February 2017, a total of 1916 laboratory-confirmed cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), including 702...

The Ministry of Public Health and Population in Yemen released additional figures for the ongoing outbreak of cholera. Since the last update on 26 February 2017, 1598 new suspected cases of cholera and...

The World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF, in coordination with the Federal Ministry of Health and Ministry of Health of Kurdistan Region, today launched the country’s second and last national polio...

Following the reported use of chemical weapons agents in East Mosul, Iraq, WHO, partners and local health authorities have activated an emergency response plan to safely treat men, women and children who...

A nationwide polio immunization campaign was launched this week in Yemen by national health authorities with support from WHO and UNICEF, aiming to immunize 5,019,648 children under the age of 5. More...

The Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health reported an additional infection of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV)  from a patient in Mecca. The 60-year-old male expatriate is reportedly...

A survey of more than 20,000 people in Syria has found a concerning number of people infected with hepatitis C, especially among people who are at higher risk. Cases of hepatitis B infection, however,...