Saudi Arabia

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MERS Update: Old Data Emerges in Saudi Arabia, News on Jordan and Algeria
Jun 8, 2014 | Alexandra Thomsen

The case count of MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus) in Saudi Arabia has risen from 575 to 688, following a review of old data...

First Case of MERS-CoV in United States
May 2, 2014 | Anna Tomasulo

The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus, otherwise known as MERS-CoV, has arrived in the United States. Indiana reported the country’s first...

Brief Update on Novel Coronavirus
May 16, 2013 | Anna Tomasulo

Since our last report on the novel coronavirus, nCoV or MERS, the numbers have risen. There are now 40 cases and 20 deaths attributed to nCoV. New...

France Announces Second Novel Coronavirus, or MERS, Case
May 13, 2013 | Anna Tomasulo

Since Friday, May 10, a second case of novel coronavirus (now being referred to as MERS or Middle East Respiratory syndrome coronavirus) was detected...

Novel Coronavirus Arrives in France
May 10, 2013 | Lauren Edmundson

France’s Pasteur Institute has confirmed the first case of novel coronavirus (NCoV) in France. The 65 year-old man, who remains unnamed, was first...

Novel Coronavirus Kills 2 More in Jordan
Dec 4, 2012 | Lauren Edmundson

Recent lab testing by the WHO confirmed two more deaths from coronavirus infections that occurred in Jordan in April 2012. These cases bring the...

Coronavirus in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Nov 6, 2012 | David Scales

The Saudi Arabian Deputy Minister of Health, Ziad Memish, reported a third case of a novel coronavirus appearing in the capital Riyadh. He reported...

DRC and Ugandan Muslims Banned from Mecca for Fear of Ebola and Cholera
Oct 22, 2012 | Lauren Edmundson

The Saudi Arabian government has banned people from Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) from making this year’s pilgrimage to Mecca...