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Saudi man 63 dies of MERS in Philippines

Saudi man 63 dies of MERS in Philippines

(MENAFN - Arab News)RIYADH: A 63-year-old Saudi man has died of MERS-CoV in Manila Philippine Health Secretary Janette Garin announced on Saturday.

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DFA: Another OFW in Saudi with MERS

DFA: Another OFW in Saudi with MERS

Another Filipina nurse in Saudi Arabia has contracted the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said yesterday.

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Filipino nurse with MERS now recovering

Filipino nurse with MERS now recovering

Another Filipino nurse has been infected with the dreaded Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, the Department of Foreign Affairs confirmed on Friday.

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DOH: Strict MERS-CoV screening in place for hajj pilgrims

DOH: Strict MERS-CoV screening in place for hajj pilgrims

MANILA, Philippines - Amid the threats posed by the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), the Department of Health (DOH) assured the public that strict screening procedures are in place at the country's airports for those returning from hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca.

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DOH: Strict MERS-CoV screening in place for hajj pilgrims

DOH: Strict MERS-CoV screening in place for hajj pilgrims

By Sheila Crisostomo | Philippine Star – 3 hours ago Amid the threats posed by the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), the Department of Health (DOH) assured the public that strict screening procedures are in place at the country’s airports for those returning from hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca.

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Disconcerting

Disconcerting

THAT DOES IT By Korina Sanchez (The Freeman) | Updated July 13, 2015 - 12:00am

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Doctors allay fear over Mers-CoV

Doctors allay fear over Mers-CoV

July 4, 2015 PHYSICIANS of Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital (CLMMRH) allayed fears over the possible spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (Mers-CoV) in Bacolod City.

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MERS-CoV case in Bacolod City not alarming

MERS-CoV case in Bacolod City not alarming

July 3, 2015 Bacolod City (CNN Philippines) — The Bacolod City Health Office (CHO) reported that the case of a Korean student suspected to have Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) is not so alarming.

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Korean in Bacolod City suspected to have MERS-CoV still under quarantine

Korean in Bacolod City suspected to have MERS-CoV still under quarantine

July 2, 2015 Bacolod City (CNN Philippines) — A Korean student who shows symptoms of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) is still under quarantine at the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital (CLMMRH) in Bacolod City.

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MERS-CoV Infection: Action Plan Drawn Up for Haj Pilgrims

MERS-CoV Infection: Action Plan Drawn Up for Haj Pilgrims

July 1, 2015 NEW DELHI: Health Ministry has drawn up an action plan for minimising MERS-CoV infection to Haj pilgrims who are likely to take the pilgrimage from August with Saudi Arabia still looming under the

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News Scan for Jun 30, 2015

News Scan for Jun 30, 2015

June 30, 2015 Saudi Arabia reports 2 new MERS cases in Riyadh Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Health (MOH) reported one MERS-CoV case both yesterday and today in Riyadh, a break from dozens of cases in recent weeks in the city of Hofuf.

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Alert in airports for deadly respiratorial disease MERS-Cov

Alert in airports for deadly respiratorial disease MERS-Cov

June 29, 2015 NEW DELHI: An alert has been sounded at all airports to screen passengers especially from Middle East and South Korea, for

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Doctor's illness pushes Korea's MERS total to 181

Doctor's illness pushes Korea's MERS total to 181

As MERS-CoV activity continued to taper off in South Korea, the country reported one new infection and two more deaths today, as its lawmakers took steps to tighten up quarantine measures.

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Children Hospital holds drill to cope with MERS-CoV

Children Hospital holds drill to cope with MERS-CoV

June 27, 2015 A drill aimed at building the capacity of health workers to cope with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) was launched by Children’s Hospital 1 in Ho Chi Minh City on June 25.

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South Korea passes new law to curb MERS outbreak

South Korea passes new law to curb MERS outbreak

Agence France-Presse @inquirerdotnet 03:13 PM June 26th, 2015

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Alert in airports for deadly respiratorial disease MERS-Cov

Alert in airports for deadly respiratorial disease MERS-Cov

June 26, 2015 NEW DELHI: An alert has been sounded at all airports to screen passengers especially from Middle East and South Korea, for

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S.Korea reports 2 more deaths in MERS outbreak bringing total to 29, 1 new case

S.Korea reports 2 more deaths in MERS outbreak bringing total to 29, 1 new case

SEOUL, June 25 (Reuters) - South Korea's Health Ministry reported on Thursday two more deaths in a Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) outbreak, bringing the number of fatalities to 29.

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MERS-CoV candidate vaccine enters clinical trials

MERS-CoV candidate vaccine enters clinical trials

June 25, 2015 The current Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) vaccine candidate

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South Korean hospitals suspend services as MERS outbreak spreads

South Korean hospitals suspend services as MERS outbreak spreads

Two major hospitals in South Korea's capital suspended services to patients on Wednesday in a bid to stop the spread of MERS after four new cases of the deadly virus were reported.

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MERS-CoV - Are we following the correct policy?

MERS-CoV - Are we following the correct policy?

June 24, 2015 The World Health Organization admits that there are proven human-to-human chains of transmission, admits that "the risk of individual travelers

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