Health authorities in Yemen confirmed a cholera outbreak on Thursday, 6 October, posing an increased health risk to the population-especially children-given the crumbling health system in the country. “This...

The World Health Organization (WHO) has today concluded its mission to Saudi Arabia to support the Ministry of Health in ensuring a safe pilgrimage season (Hajj). So far there has been no major health...

The number of cases and fatalities due to viral disease, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF), in Pakistan and Afghanistan this year has been of concern both in media accounts and from global health...

The risk of Salmonella has prompted the Shamir Salads company in Israel to recall hummus and eggplant tahini products. Salmonella was detected during routine sampling on the production line. The Health...

Officials with the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MoAF) are advising the public to abstain from consuming raw or unpasteurized milk or milk products in light of dozens of human cases reported...

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received notification Thursday from the Ministry of Agriculture , NAPLOUSE, Palestinian Auton. Territories about a camelpox outbreak in the West Bank. Seven...

Health officials are reporting an increase in the number of dysentery cases in the Jerusalem and Ashkelon areas, according to Israeli media late last week. The Israel Health Ministry says 300 cases...

On 16 June 2016 the National IHR Focal Point of United Arab Emirates (UAE) reported one additional case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV). Details of the case A 37-year-old, non-national,...

Between 16 and 18 June 2016, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified WHO of 22 additional cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV). A MERS-CoV outbreak is currently...

On Friday, Saudi Arabia health authorities reported 11 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), with ten of the cases reported as “secondary healthcare acquired”...