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18 June 2014, Erbil, Iraq – Joint efforts by WHO and UNICEF have resulted in the Kurdistan health authorities agreeing on urgent measures to prevent the spread of polio and other diseases among children...

After a review by the Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health’s (MOH) Command & Control Center last month in an effort to ensure a more complete and accurate understanding of the MERS-CoV outbreak in...

A child from Mada’in district in Baghdad-Resafa province, Iraq, was confirmed positive for polio due to wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) last week, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative...

The Jordanian Health Ministry has reported the confirmation of the eleventh Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in a nurse who works at a private hospital, according to a PNA/Xinhua...

Health officials in Israel are issuing a warning for patrons of the Eyal Hotel in downtown Jerusalem after an employee was diagnosed with hepatitis A, according to a Yeshiva World report today. The employee...

In a follow up to a story Monday, the Iranian Ministry of Health has confirmed the first Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) fatality in a Kerman woman. The release (computer translated)...

The Iranian Ministry of Health have reported two confirmed cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in two sisters from Kerman, according to a news release (computer translated).   The...

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PRESS RELEASE 23 May 2014, Muscat, Oman/Rome – Health experts and veterinarians are among those calling for stepped up monitoring, investigations, and immediate reporting of cases of the potentially...

Lebanon’s Health Ministry has announced the first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the country, according to an El Nashra report Thursday (computer translated). Health...

The Saudi Arabian Health Ministry announced Tuesday the removal of the head of  the King Fahd Hospital in Jeddah as part of its move to deal with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV)...