World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 28, 2015
Deaths from the MERS coronavirus have surged in Saudi Arabia ahead of the hajj pilgrimage, with 19 fatalities recorded in a week, according to health ministry statistics.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 20, 2015
MERS coronavirus infections have soared in Saudi Arabia ahead of the hajj pilgrimage, forcing the closure of a major hospital's emergency ward in Riyadh and killing three people, officials and the press said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 19, 2015
Government will soon come out with detailed guidelines on various preventive measures for passengers arriving from or travelling to nations affected by MERS outbreak, a viral respiratory disease.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 13, 2014
An Indian worker has died in Saudi Arabia after contracting Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus and his family is reluctant to repatriate the remains back home amid fears that they might get infected if they came in contact with the body.
World News | Reuters | Sunday June 15, 2014
Bangladesh on Sunday reported its first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus infection in a man returning from the United States through Abu Dhabi.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 22, 2014
Karnataka Government will set up surveillance teams at Bangalore International Airport and Mangalore Airport to conduct tests on passengers arriving from the Middle East, where MERS Coronavirus has created panic in those countries, Health Minister U T Khader said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday May 19, 2014
Saudi health authorities have reported a new death from the MERS coronavirus today, taking the overall number of fatalities to 169 from the disease in the world's worst-hit country.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday May 12, 2014
Saudi authorities have issued fresh warnings on how to handle the desert kingdom's wealth of camels, thought to be the source of the mysterious MERS coronavirus in the Gulf state.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 11, 2014
Saudi Arabia has announced 13 more deaths from the MERS coronavirus, as the World Health Organisation prepares for an emergency meeting over worries about the spread of the disease.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 8, 2014
Lebanon has registered its first case of the deadly MERS coronavirus, but the person who contracted it was released after showing signs of recovery, the health ministry said Thursday.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday May 7, 2014
Jordan's health ministry Tuesday announced a new death from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome ( MERS) coronavirus infection, the media reported.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 22, 2014
The MERS death toll has climbed to 81 in Saudi Arabia, which sacked its health minister as cases of infection by the coronavirus mount in the country.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 11, 2013
The Saudi government said on Monday that a camel has tested positive for MERS, the first case of an animal infected with the coronavirus that has killed 64 people worldwide.
World News | Reuters | Thursday August 29, 2013
Eight more people in Saudi Arabia have contracted the MERS coronavirus, bringing the number of confirmed infections worldwide in the past year to 102, of whom almost half have died, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.
World News | Reuters | Friday July 19, 2013
Health authorities in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia have reported six new cases of the SARS-like coronavirus, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.
World News | Reuters | Monday July 8, 2013
Two more people have died of the SARS-like coronavirus MERS, Saudi Arabia's Health Ministry said, bringing to 38 the number of deaths from the disease inside the country shortly before Islam's Ramadan fast when many pilgrims visit.