By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health (MOH) have reported three confirmed cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS-CoV) infection since December 1. The cases are as follows: One...

A study tracking seroprevalence across Iran suggests that the number of people who have had the SARS-CoV-2 virus is 17.1% overall and 20.0% in high-risk occupations. The findings suggest that an estimated...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Afghanistan reported two additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases  in Hilmand province, bringing the total to 56 in 2020 to date. The number of circulating vaccine-derived...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health reported a laboratory-confirmed cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS-CoV) infection in a 51-year-old male in Riyadh City. Health...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Since the beginning of the year, 61 total Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) cases have been reported through October 6, mostly in Saudi Arabia. No new...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) announced that a circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) outbreak has been declared in Yemen. Fifteen...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Global health officials have reported 61 Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) cases since the beginning of the year. The cases have been reported...

On June 22, 2020, The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announced that only people who currently reside in country will be permitted to make the pilgrimage this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Yemeni medical officials reported 250,000 malaria cases during the past six months, according to a Mareb Press report (computer translated). This is the latest infectious...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The National IHR Focal Point of Saudi Arabia reported 15 Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) cases in March 2020, including five deaths. About...