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  • Global Ebola outbreak deaths exceed 4,000 - WHO

    Date: 2014-10-11 06:50:33 GMT - Switzerland - Science - SN:1 - ID:1099261

    The number of deaths attributed to the Ebola outbreak has risen above 4,000, the BBC quoted the World Health Organization as saying on Friday. The latest figures show there have been 4,024 confirmed or suspected deaths in the worst-affected West ....

  • Environment minister to check on measures of fighting black smog in Sharqiya

    Date: 2014-10-09 12:43:47 GMT - Egypt - Science - SN:15 - ID:1090533

    Minister of state for Environmental affairs Dr. Khaled Fahmy is to visit Sharqiya province on Saturday to check on means of combating air pollution caused by burning rice straw. The minister will get acquainted of civil society's engagement in ....

  • New coronavirus case confirmed in Saudi Arabia

    Date: 2014-10-07 06:01:37 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Science - SN:4 - ID:1076085

    The Saudi Health Ministry announced on Monday one more case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) raising the number of infections to 757 since the first case was diagnosed in September 2012. As many as 322 cases died. ....

  • WHO: Saudi kingdom taking strict measures to ensure having Ebola-free hajj

    Date: 2014-09-08 11:38:04 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Science - SN:41 - ID:911956

    The World Health Organization and the Saudi Health Ministry approved a number of measures to guarantee that the hajj season would be Ebola free, a WHO official has said. No pilgrim suspected of having the disease would be allowed to board any ....

  • WHO says capable of containing Ebola in Nigeria

    Date: 2014-09-03 07:12:32 GMT - Nigeria - Science - SN:12 - ID:903796

    The World Health Organization (WHO) stressed Tuesday that it could contain Ebola outbreak in Nigeria, after its first case was detected in a Liberian diplomat working at the ECOWAS. The WHO's Africa regional director stressed that cooperation ....

  • Ebola road map promotes efforts to combat virus - official

    Date: 2014-08-30 08:41:31 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Science - SN:32 - ID:897771

    Director-General of the Executive Board of the GCC Health Ministers Council Tawfiq bin Ahmed Khoja said that the road map drawn up by the World Health Organization (WHO) aims to scale up international response to the Ebola outbreak in west ....

  • Ebola crisis: Speed and extent of outbreak 'unprecedented'

    Date: 2014-08-23 07:11:26 GMT - Liberia - Science - SN:20 - ID:886831

    The World Health Organization has said the speed and extent of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is "unprecedented", the BBC reported Saturday. The WHO's Dr Keiji Fukuda expressed concern over so-called "shadow zones", areas which cannot be ....

  • Min. discusses ways to link scientific research with industry

    Date: 2014-07-10 11:26:12 GMT - Egypt - Science - SN:18 - ID:820656

    Minister of Scientific Research Sharif Hammad held a meeting Thursday with Mahmoud Rumaih, the head of the fund of consultations, studies and technological and technical research. The meeting tackled ways to support the fund's role in linking the ....

  • Google makes harder for NSA to grab its data-Time mag.

    Date: 2014-06-09 06:46:05 GMT - USA - Science - SN:3 - ID:768396

    Google is stepping up its technological arms race against National Security Agency surveillance as Silicon Valley firms aim to make it more difficult and expensive for spy agencies to monitor their users’ communications, the Time magazine ....

  • WHO 67th session starts in Geneva

    Date: 2014-05-19 11:13:05 GMT - Switzerland - Science - SN:41 - ID:730151

    The 67th session of the General Assembly of the World Health Organization (WHO) kicked off here on Monday with the participation of 100 health ministers. Egypt's delegation is led by Health Minister Adel el-Adawi. The session will discuss a ....

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