Syria In an update on the polio ( circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2–cVDPV2) outbreak in Syria, the World Health Organization (WHO) reports  there is evidence of genetic linkage among...

The national IHR focal point of Saudi Arabia has reported 35 Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) through the first ten days of June, with more than 90 percent of cases associated...

In a statement from Meritxell Relaño, UNICEF Representative in Yemen, we get an update on the tragic situation that is affecting many children. “The cholera outbreak in Yemen continues to spread at...

One week ago, a UNICEF officials predicted that the number of suspected cholera cases in Yemen was expected to reach 130,000 within the next two weeks. Earlier today, the World Health Organization...

In a follow-up on the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) outbreak in Iran, health officials now put the outbreak at 33 cases, according to a news release (computer translated). Officials with the...

In a follow-up on the cholera tragedy in war-torn Yemen, UNICEF and WHO released the following joint statement Thursday: The number of suspected cholera cases in Yemen continues to rise, reaching 101,820...

In a follow-up to a report last month concerning suspected polio in Syria, a circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) outbreak has been confirmed in Deir-Ez-Zor Governorate, according to The...

According to a World Health Organization outbreak update published Tuesday, for the five weeks from Apr. 21 through May 29, Saudi Arabia reported an additional 25 Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus...

Just a few days ago, UNICEF Regional Director, Geert Cappelaere, upon return from a visit to Yemen said the number of suspected cases is expected to reach 130,000 within the next two weeks. Today, posted...

UNICEF Regional Director, Geert Cappelaere, recently returned from a visit to Yemen to oversee the organizations’s response to the unprecedented cholera outbreak and said it’s turning an...