The Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health has reported 1,367 cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) since 2012, including 584 deaths. The Kingdom’s Command and Control Centre...

Qatari health officials notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of an additional Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) case and death in a citizen. A 66-year-old, male, Qatari national...

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The National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified WHO of 6 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, including 3 deaths during the first...

The Qatar Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) reported the first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) of the year in a 66 year old Qatari national yesterday. The man developed...

City officials in Baquba District, Iraq are reporting some 100 cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis, or “Baghdad boil”, in recent weeks in the agricultural belt of Baquba, according to a ProMed...

The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), as early as five months ago, was implicated at least in planning to use bioweapons to strike terror. You may remember last summer, an ISIS laptop was found...

The last time the sultanate of Oman reported a case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus, or MERS-CoV, it was late May. 2015. Today, the Ministry of Health announced the confirmation of a new...

In a follow-up to reports on the H1N1 influenza outbreak in Iran, new reports say that the number of “swine flu” related fatalities in the country has nearly doubled since mid-December to 112...

Just days after Iranian health minister Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi said, “The first phase of the swine flu disease in the country is under control”, new information published today shows the death...

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In a follow-up to a report earlier this week, the H1N1 influenza, or swine flu outbreak is “under control”, according to Iran’s health minister Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi, Iranian media report. Hashemi...