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  Big jump in Mers cases reported  Saudi Arabia: More than 100 more cases and 34 deaths from the new respiratory disease Mers-coronavirus have been reported by officials in Saudi Arabia   Saudi Arabia raises Mers virus toll  Saudi Arabia says 282 people are now confirmed to have been killed by the Mers virus, almost 100 more than initially thought   Syrian refugees in Lebanon face health care crisis   Amnesty International says a shortfall in international support has left many Syrian refugees in Lebanon unable to access crucial medical ca...   Saudi camel warning over Mers virus  Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia has urged its citizens to wear masks and gloves when dealing with camels so as to avoid spreading the deadly Mers virus US confirms first case of Mers virus   Indiana: Health officials have reported the first case of Mers coronavirus in the US after a man fell ill following travel to Saudi Arabia Saudi Mers death toll passes 100   Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia says more than 100 patients infected with the Mers coronavirus have now died since the outbreak began in 2012 Egypt reports first case of MERS virus   Cairo: A 27-year-old civil engineer was diagnosed after returning from Saudi Arabia, where the Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS, has been ... More polio cases confirmed in Syria, WHO says   Damascus: Additional polio cases have been confirmed in two new areas in Syria: near the capital of Damascus and in northern Aleppo, near Turkey Sudan polio vaccination 'blocked'   Syria: Polio epidemic fears grow
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C. 2015-08-27 Saudi Arabia sees Mers deaths surge Saudi Arabia
D. 2014-08-06 Suspected Ebola victim dies in Saudi Arabia Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
4. 2014-07-11 Medical crisis in Gaza as conflict endures Gaza
F. 2014-06-26 Big jump in Mers cases reported Saudi Arabia
G. 2014-06-03 Saudi Arabia raises Mers virus toll Saudi Arabia
7. 2014-05-20 Syrian refugees in Lebanon face health care crisis Lebanon
I. 2014-05-11 Saudi camel warning over Mers virus Saudi Arabia

  Saudi Arabia sees Mers deaths surge  Saudi Arabia has announced four more deaths from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, bringing the number of deaths in the past week to 17   Suspected Ebola victim dies in Saudi Arabia   A Saudi man who was being treated for Ebola-like symptoms has died at a hospital in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia's health ministry says   Medical crisis in Gaza as conflict endures
  Pollution linked to one in six deaths

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  Global: Pollution has been linked to nine million deaths worldwide in 2015, a report in The Lancet has found. Bangladesh and Somalia were the worst affected

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  Patients being treated on the floor, because emergency rooms are overcrowded, medical sources say


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  At least 22 people - most of them babies and toddlers - are now believed to have contracted polio in Syria, the World Health Organization has reported
Oct.19 Polio cases suspected in Syria. Northern Syria Aug.24   MSF-backed hospitals treated Syria 'chemical victims' Map of Damascus
  Damascus: Medecins Sans Frontieres says hospitals it supports in Syria treated about 3,600 patients with 'neurotoxic symptoms', of whom 355 have died
Aug.16 Somalia hit by severe polio outbreak May.2 Saudi Sars-like virus 'kills five'. Saudi Arabia Mar.13 Death toll climbs from new SARS-like virus. Saudi Arabia

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Sep.25 New SARS-like virus poses medical mystery
. Qatar Apr.27 Sudans conflict leaves 37,000 desperate for water. Southern Sudan

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Oct.1 Sirte medical needs 'desperate'
. Libya Aug.24   Libya's hospitals flooded with victims Map of Tripoli Libya  The humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders, said support facilities in the capital were overwhelmed with patients Jun.27 Libya rebels 'face health crisis'. Eastern Libya

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Nov.21   Flu kills four pilgrims
  Saudi Arabia: A teenager and three elderly people for the hajj pilgrimage have died of the H1N1 flu virus Jan.5   Doctor in Gaza: Patients lying everywhere
  Gaza's main hospital, already overloaded with wounded in the week-long Israeli air assault, has reached critical mass

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Aug.29   U.N.: Cholera outbreak
  Northern Iraq: More than 2,000 Iraqis have contracted cholera as the result of poor water quality. 5 deaths reported and 500 patients admitted to hospital

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Mar.14 UN's Darfur death estimate soars
  At least 180,000 people may have died in the region from illness and malnutrition over the past 18 months

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Aug.7 UN warns of Darfur disease threat
  Aid officials have warned of severe outbreaks of disease in refugee camps for displaced people Jul.10   Iraq appeals for health funding  The new government has made an urgent international appeal for funds to buy medicines Jun.2 WHO seeks urgent action in Sudan  Darfur: Millions may die in the Darfur region unless there is an immediate outpouring of international aid

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Sep.21   Surgeries for shot politician  Iraq: Akila al-Hashimi, a member of the Governing Council, is scheduled to undergo further surgery after being shot

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