News tagged with health ministry

Saudi MERS deaths surge

Deaths from the MERS virus have surged in Saudi Arabia, health ministry figures showed on Friday, after authorities warned of a seasonal increase in Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV).

Feb 20, 2015
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Japan's centenarian population swells

The number of people aged 100 or older in rapidly greying Japan has hit a record high for the 44th straight year, the government said Friday.

Sep 12, 2014
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