This week, 60 high-level public health and MERS practitioners, researchers, and experts met in Abu Dhabi to establish a pool of experts that can be deployed rapidly during any future outbreaks, as well...

The Israel Ministry of Health is reporting an increase in measles cases this year with six out of 10 cases being reported from the Jerusalem area. According to an Haaretz report this week, the number...

The Israeli Health Ministry reported today (computer translated) on a imported monkeypox case in an Israeli who lives and works in the Port Harcourt area of southern Nigeria. The man got sick about...

Saudi Arabia officials reported 32 additional cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), including 10 deaths since June, according to a WHO outbreak news update Wednesday. Among these 32 cases,...

At least six babies under one year of age were hospitalized in the past few days at Ichilov Medical Center in Tel Aviv for confirmed or suspected measles, according to a Ynet news report (computer translated). One...

The Islamic Republic of Iran prepared a dossier on the elimination of trachoma as a public health problem which provided information on the current epidemiological situation of trachoma in the country...

The Israel Ministry of Health has recorded 74 human West Nile virus cases as of this week, including three fatalities in individuals with underlying health conditions. Among the councils and the areas...

In a follow-up on the leptospirosis situation in Israel, the Israeli Ministry of Health is now reporting 253 suspected leptospirosis cases, 32 of which were tested positive for leptospirosis. Officials...

Israeli health officials are reporting 27 leptospirosis cases up to now, about half of them had been hospitalized. Hundreds more who visited the streams are expected to be examined, the ministry said. The...

The Israeli Ministry of Health is warning the public of a jackal that tested positive for rabies in Hamat Gader. Hamat Gader is a hot springs site in the Yarmouk River valley. Officials are asking...