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The National IHR Focal Point of Saudi Arabia notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of 11 confirmed cases, including 2 deaths of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in September. The...

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In a follow-up to a report 2 weeks ago concerning the tragic death of 15 Syrian children during a measles immunization campaign, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a statement on the interim...

With the annual Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, among the largest mass gatherings in the world, commencing the first week of October, the World Health Organization (WHO) published a short 1:45...

On Thursday, the Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health (MOH) reported an additional 19 historical (old) cases of MERS-CoV, as part of an ongoing review of patient data. This follows the update from June where...

“UNICEF and WHO have been shocked and saddened to learn of the deaths of at least 15 young children in Idlib, Syria. The deaths of the children occurred in areas where a measles immunization campaign...

The Saudi Ministry of Health (MOH) has reported two new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in patients from Riyadh and Taif, according to a MOH news release today. Both patients...

The Palestinian Ministry of Health is reporting a serious number of skin infections among displaced Gaza residents in shelters due to a severe water shortage, which affects hygiene, according to a Ma’an...

A elderly man from Dammam, Saudi Arabia is the latest Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) reported from the Kingdom, according to a Ministry of Health release Monday. The 69-year-old...

At least 150 cases of food poisoning has been reported in the Shihabieh area in Karak, Jordan, according to a Jordan Times report Monday. An unspecified number of  patients who presented with symptoms...

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Iraq has launched a polio immunization campaign aiming to protect over four million children under the age of 5 throughout the country against the crippling disease. The four-day campaign, undertaken...