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...

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...

In a follow-up to a story on Sep. 3, a Filipina nurse who was reported to be Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) positive, has ultimately tested negative against the novel virus. On...

A Filipino nurse, who was working in Saudi Arabia, has tested positive for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) upon return to the Philippines, Health Secretary Enrique T. Ona said...

With the 24/7 news cycle inundated with the West Africa Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), anyone paying even a little attention knows that Ebola is a very dangerous virus. Depending on the species of virus (there...

After the absence of a new Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) case in the Saudi kingdom for at least a month, the Ministry of Health (MOH) reports a case in a 72-year-old Riyadh man. In...

There has been no fresh case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the past 25 days, the Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health (MOH) announced. However, health officials continue to take...

On 12 July 2014, the National IHR Focal Point of the Islamic Republic of Iran reported to WHO an additional laboratory-confirmed case of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). The...

The Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health reported two new Middle East Respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) cases in individuals from Riyadh and Najran, according to an update yesterday. The details on...